Innocent people shouldn’t fear walking down the street, whatever their faith—and everyone must push back against the madness
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Abel Meeropol’s ‘Strange Fruit’ gets remixed into Yeezus in a manner worthy of its creator, for song of the year
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
The activist behind those anti-Christmas billboards says Judaism is incompatible with the views of nonbelievers—like himself
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
Watch the Hizzoner tell a joke about a campaign stop
Former New York City mayor Ed Koch, who died today, spoke to Tablet in 2011 about politics and Judaism
The Hizzoner spoke to Tablet back in 2011
Plus a suicide bomber strikes the United States Embassy in Turkey
The Hizzoner had recently been hospitalized
Plus Sarkozy takes $200,000 speaking fee and offends the crowd
A film and several books spotlight the 1970s—when the city embraced Soviet Jews, and a new world was born
The Hizzoner lashes out at President Obama
Twenty-five years ago today, a rally of 250,000 people changed the fate of Jews worldwide. An oral history.
Plus Ed Koch admitted to the hospital; expected to be out by 88th birthday
In Forest Hills, a heavily Jewish neighborhood, one Romney voter said ‘The polls aren’t telling the truth’
Prominent Jews like the Harvard lawyer have spent years criticizing Obama. So, why are they endorsing him?
Plus over a thousand Palestinians displaced last year, and more
This week in Huppah Dreams
Plus Koch’s got Lancman, playboy of the German-Jewish world, and more
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past