The Politics Behind the FAA’s Israel Flight Ban

Is the White House using the agency to push its own agenda?

Aviation Ban Isolates Israel as Casualties Mount

Third Israeli civilian killed in rocket attack; Palestinian death count passes 600

‘Simpsons’ Get Legos; Two Charged in Rapfogel Scheme

Plus Israeli museums look for Nazi-looted art, and more in the news

EU Offers Aid for Peace Deal; Bloomberg’s Legacy

Plus Israeli soldier killed patrolling Lebanese border, and more in the news

Jews Dominate NYC Mayoral Write-In Votes

If there are moral victories to be had, a vote for Lou Reed is one of them

Rahm Emanuel Throws Shade at Freedom Tower

The Chicago mayor isn’t convinced New York now has America’s tallest building

Bloomberg Honored at Yad Vashem Dinner

NYC mayor given remembrance award for ‘visionary leadership,’ philanthropy

U.S. May Give Iran Money; Lhota’s Shul Faux Pas

Plus Israeli researches study Bedouin sign language, and more in the news

Does New York City Need a First Lady?

The city’s gone much of the last three decades without one

By July, The Three Biggest U.S. Cities Will Have Jewish Mayors

Los Angeles just elected its first Jewish mayor

Michael Bloomberg Fires Back at Mississippi

This could be a very entertaining feud!

Mississippi Passes Anti-Bloomberg Bill

Not against the NYC mayor himself, but the soda ban stuff

A Final New York Moment With Ed Koch

A dispatch from Hizzoner’s funeral

Sundown: Ahmadinejad to Visit Egypt

Plus the full broadcast from Ed Koch’s funeral

Hizzoner

Former New York City mayor Ed Koch, who died today, spoke to Tablet in 2011 about politics and Judaism

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