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?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
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
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
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
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
If there are moral victories to be had, a vote for Lou Reed is one of them
The Chicago mayor isn’t convinced New York now has America’s tallest building
NYC mayor given remembrance award for ‘visionary leadership,’ philanthropy
Plus Israeli researches study Bedouin sign language, and more in the news
The city’s gone much of the last three decades without one
Los Angeles just elected its first Jewish mayor
This could be a very entertaining feud!
Not against the NYC mayor himself, but the soda ban stuff
A dispatch from Hizzoner’s funeral
Plus the full broadcast from Ed Koch’s funeral
Former New York City mayor Ed Koch, who died today, spoke to Tablet in 2011 about politics and Judaism
From actor to victim, expect to see more of it
Did Mayor Mike help knock Stephen Jackson out of a game?
Bloomberg issues statement on Operation Pillar of Defense
Behind the iconic amusement park are devastated residential blocks where the elderly are locked in darkness
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