Homosexuality, Jewishness, and Zionism, in the newly collected letters of the charismatic musician
From her new perch in Los Angeles, the Tattler realizes—and mourns—what she lost when she left Lou Reed’s New York
Life is back to normal, but for elderly residents of Brighton Beach, the storm was a reminder that nowhere is totally safe
From his first City Council race in 2000, the frontrunner in New York’s mayoral election has courted Jewish support
Revitalizing the mikveh experience for a new generation of Jews
Meanwhile an Etsy vendor in Israel puts similar messages to fashionable use
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
With Weiner and Spitzer on the ballot, Talmudic scholars would say the real question is whether they’ve atoned
Talking to director Neil Barsky about Hizzoner’s enduring political legacy
Jonathan Lethem’s new novel ‘Dissident Gardens’ traces three generations of American Jewish radicalism
As Matisyahu tours on ‘Spark Seeker,’ will his pop fans snuff out the spiritual fire that lifted him to the top of the charts?
‘The Brownstone’ temporarily shuttered by Department of Buildings
In Hizzoner’s absence, candidates struggle to inspire the city—and build crucial coalitions ahead of next month’s primary
A new video and a new poll demonstrate cause and effect
Among major candidates, the former congressman is now lagging
Is there really no such thing as bad publicity?
Marathoner, former Wall Streeter, mentalist, the entertainer builds from Jesus’ initial trick of turning water into wine
His opponent–aside from Twitter–is Scott Stringer
The longtime host of NPR flagship WNYC’s morning call-in show talks about being a radio mensch, Rush Limbaugh, and city politics
What a newly-released UJA study reveals
Children’s book artists donate auction items after school library loses funding
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
How will Baz Luhrmann’s film portray Meyer Wolfsheim, a 2-D figment in a 3-D extravaganza?
For Sharon Kleinbaum—friend of Christine Quinn, partner to Randi Weingarten—the personal is political
Helene Wecker’s new The Golem and the Jinni reads like When Harry Met Sally, if Harry and Sally were beasts
Offered resignation after NY Post revealed anti-Semitic tweets
A song, a bard, a real estate mogul, and a famous property
This could be a very entertaining feud!
An update on Friday’s big story
The leader of a historic Lower East Side synagogue wants to tear it down to build luxury condos