This week on Unorthodox, ‘The Geography of Genius’ author Eric Weiner and Oxford English Dictionary editor Katherine Connor Martin
Bernie Sanders made history with a huge win over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary. How have other Jewish politicians stacked up in their bids for the White House?
Vermont’s independent senator, a socialist, prepares for 2016 run
They’re absent from the midterm elections, and quiet on today’s issues
Suspected of installing video cameras in mikvah showers at Kesher Israel
Former senator now senior counsel at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman
The Jewish Primary Day School is now the place to be for the kids of Washington’s politically connected Jews
Jack Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in U.S. government history
Lieberman gives farewell on the 12th anniversary of Bush v. Gore decision
Plus, is Israel retaliating for the UN vote?
As the presidential election nears, rabbis debate whether partisanship is part of their job description
Jews in the House are leaving in droves
The 2012 presidential campaign will be a landmark for U.S. Mormons. It’ll also be the most Jewish election in history, argues a Mitt Romney adviser.
Plus Ben-Hur the Jew, Dylan’s paintings, and more
Agenda: Banksy in Berlin, Lebowski (and Walter Sobchak) in Los Angeles, The United States of Palestine Israel at the New Museum, and more
Plus, Iran allows inspector, Katy Perry joins Mideast fray, and more
Contest for Weiner’s empty seat turns into statement on Obama and Israel
Plus, Israeli envoy enlists American Jews, Lieberman the shanda, and more
Plus at his Beck and call, baby Portman, and more
Israeli Ambassador throws St. Patty party, a terrible idea.
For Jewish reasons. In a Jewish way
Plus Harvey Milk’s camera shop, and more in the news
A Brooklyn rabbi thought he could swindle hedge-fund king Steven Cohen by playing on his Judaism. It was a bad bet.
President reassures legislators on Israel, Iran
How the heir to an Orthodox rabbinical dynasty landed in Pennsylvania’s Senate race
Franken and Lieberman get testy in the Senate
Plus Hadassah Lieberman, a bullet-riddled laptop, and more
We’re just glad to have them as Tablet Magazine readers
Trudges through snow for vote on health care