This week on Unorthodox, Hillary’s Jewish outreach, plus Scholastic deputy general counsel Mark Seidenfeld—Harry Potter’s lawyer—and bioethicist Alice Dreger
The administration’s rhetorical offensive—which owes more to Karl Rove than the promised politics of hope—is needlessly dividing its supporters
Through Genesis awards, former NY mayor grants “ideas that would measurably better people’s lives”
The former mayor framed rezoning for development as environmental strategy under PlaNYC. It’s not adding up.
In his memoir ‘Measure of a Man,’ Martin Greenfield recalls how he survived Auschwitz to become an iconic tailor to the stars
Just don’t call him ‘sir’
Is the White House using the agency to push its own agenda?
Third Israeli civilian killed in rocket attack; Palestinian death count passes 600
Plus Israeli museums look for Nazi-looted art, and more in the news
Plus Israeli soldier killed patrolling Lebanese border, and more in the news
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
Plus Anti-Semitic attacks in the United States are down from 2010
Plus a look at foreign policy political ads
Not for the normal reasons though
New York mayor will give $10-15 million in this election cycle
Coney Island grows up a bit