Gatsby’s Jew

How will Baz Luhrmann’s film portray Meyer Wolfsheim, a 2-D figment in a 3-D extravaganza?

New York’s New Firebrand Rabbi

For Sharon Kleinbaum—friend of Christine Quinn, partner to Randi Weingarten—the personal is political

Monster Mash

Helene Wecker’s new The Golem and the Jinni reads like When Harry Met Sally, if Harry and Sally were beasts

De Blasio Staffer Outed as ‘Hyman Doodlesack’

Offered resignation after NY Post revealed anti-Semitic tweets

Leonard Cohen, Joe Chetrit, and Hotel Chelsea

A song, a bard, a real estate mogul, and a famous property

Michael Bloomberg Fires Back at Mississippi

This could be a very entertaining feud!

Hope for Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

An update on Friday’s big story

Rabbi Threatens Landmarked Shul

The leader of a historic Lower East Side synagogue wants to tear it down to build luxury condos

Tales From Ed Koch’s Kitchen

Rozanne Gold remembers cooking for Hizzoner

Ed Koch Throws Chin Music from the Grave

More interviews of Hizzoner have been released

Hizzoner

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

New York, Capital of the Jews

A film and several books spotlight the 1970s—when the city embraced Soviet Jews, and a new world was born

Coney Island Knock Off

Tablet Original Fiction: Broken lives collide in the shadow of the Cyclone

‘Speed’ Levitch, Neo-Hasid

Is the free-associating tour guide and hipster icon, star of a Hulu original series, the hidden saint of our times?

Judaica at Sotheby’s

The annual sales include postcards from Alan Dershowitz’s collection and a stunning 18th-century Haggadah

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