Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner Lead New Polls

Is there really no such thing as bad publicity?

Oz Pearlman Can Read Your Mind, but Is He the Next Great Jewish Magician?

Marathoner, former Wall Streeter, mentalist, the entertainer builds from Jesus’ initial trick of turning water into wine

Eliot Spitzer Enters the Race for Our Amusement

His opponent–aside from Twitter–is Scott Stringer

Hello, Brian Lehrer? This Is All of New York On the Line.

The longtime host of NPR flagship WNYC’s morning call-in show talks about being a radio mensch, Rush Limbaugh, and city politics

The Reality of Jewish Poverty in New York City

What a newly-released UJA study reveals

Be a Mensch, Save a Public School Library

Children’s book artists donate auction items after school library loses funding

Ed Koch’s Catholic Send-off

The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s

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

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