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NYC Cabbie Suspended For Swastika Armband

Deranged driver will lose his operator’s license for 30 days

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Park51 Owners File Permits for Demolition

Future plans for the controversial Lower Manhattan site not yet known

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Tenement Museum Planning Major Expansion

The $8 million project means more space for the Lower East Side institution

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NYC Probably Not Getting ‘Beastie Boys Square’

Community board halts plan to rename Lower East Side intersection

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Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love: ‘It’s a Scream How Levine Does the Rhumba’

A new compilation revives the once ubiquitous, now mostly forgotten Latin-Jewish connection of the 1940s to the ’80s

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EU Offers Aid for Peace Deal; Bloomberg’s Legacy

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

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A Pilgrimage to the Vanishing Streets of My Grandmother’s Lower East Side

My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared

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NYC Synagogue President in $25 Million Feud

Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Shlomo Hagler sued by board members

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Now Is the Time for All Communities To Speak Out Against Knockout Attacks Targeting Jews

Innocent people shouldn’t fear walking down the street, whatever their faith—and everyone must push back against the madness

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Jews Dominate NYC Mayoral Write-In Votes

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

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Rabbi Rambo Preaches ‘Knockout’ Self-Defense

The strangest CNN segment we’ve seen in a long time

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Thanksgivukkah Was Made for a Jewish Rapping Sous Chef From Queens

Action Bronson and his celebratory one-man carnival make the new ‘Blue Chips 2’ tasty ear-stuffing

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Coen Bros. Torture Another Schlemiel While Imagining They Are Dylan’s True Heirs

‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ opening December 6, pits the existential victim against the very possibility of Jewish success

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Rahm Emanuel Throws Shade at Freedom Tower

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

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A Kiddush Hashem Goes Viral

The subway rider who let a stranger nap on his shoulder and unwittingly became an Internet sensation

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Leonard Bernstein, the Man Behind the Legend of the Jewish Maestro

Homosexuality, Jewishness, and Zionism, in the newly collected letters of the charismatic musician

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Enough Already With the Lou Reed Eulogies. Except for This One Last Piece.

From her new perch in Los Angeles, the Tattler realizes—and mourns—what she lost when she left Lou Reed’s New York

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At a Jewish Senior Center in Brooklyn, Anxiety Looms a Year After Hurricane Sandy

Life is back to normal, but for elderly residents of Brighton Beach, the storm was a reminder that nowhere is totally safe

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How Bill de Blasio Earned the Backing of Ultra-Orthodox Power Players in Brooklyn

From his first City Council race in 2000, the frontrunner in New York’s mayoral election has courted Jewish support

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A New Kind of Mikveh In New York City

Revitalizing the mikveh experience for a new generation of Jews

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NYC Battles Ultra-Orthodox on Modesty Signs

Meanwhile an Etsy vendor in Israel puts similar messages to fashionable use

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‘Homeland’ and ‘24’ Creator Howard Gordon on Terror, Tyranny, and TV as Art

The man behind post-Sept. 11 TV opens up about his background, what goes on in writers rooms, and what he’s working on now

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In New York City Mayoral Primary, a Referendum on Repentance

With Weiner and Spitzer on the ballot, Talmudic scholars would say the real question is whether they’ve atoned

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New ‘Koch’ DVD Out For NYC Mayoral Election

Talking to director Neil Barsky about Hizzoner’s enduring political legacy

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My Jewish Mother Was a Communist, and Other Tales of Lost Leftists

Jonathan Lethem’s new novel ‘Dissident Gardens’ traces three generations of American Jewish radicalism

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King Without a Beard: The Rise and Fall and Rise of a Former Reggae Star

As Matisyahu tours on ‘Spark Seeker,’ will his pop fans snuff out the spiritual fire that lifted him to the top of the charts?

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New York City Shuts Down Jewish Social Club

‘The Brownstone’ temporarily shuttered by Department of Buildings

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As New York City Mayoral Race Limps to a Finish, What’s Missing? Ed Koch.

In Hizzoner’s absence, candidates struggle to inspire the city—and build crucial coalitions ahead of next month’s primary

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New Yorkers Are Embarrassed by Spitzer/Weiner

A new video and a new poll demonstrate cause and effect

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Weiner Goes from First to Worst in New Poll

Among major candidates, the former congressman is now lagging