Weiner Likely to Run for Public Advocate

Source close to City Hall says Weiner will go for public advocate

John Updike the Jew

In his Bech books, the great novelist of American WASPdom parsed the allure and otherness of Jewish writers

The Ruins of the Borscht Belt

A ghostly chaise at Grossinger’s, rubble at the Concord, and other photos of once-great Catskills resorts

Holocaust Imagery as Art

Israeli artist Nir Hod transforms a famous photograph from the Warsaw Ghetto into a Cindy Sherman-style portrait of a modern fashionista

I’m Not There: The Art of Nathan Hilu

Nathan Hilu, an 89-year-old veteran who lives on New York’s Lower East Side, makes frenzied art from his potent memories of Jewish life and loss

Never Too Old

The centenarian hero of the forthcoming novel Liebestod enjoys a ménage à six with a rabbi’s wife, a Brazilian bombshell, and a three-legged cat

Haunted

A show of early paintings by Eva Hesse at the Brooklyn Museum neglects the Jewish history that framed and influenced her art

Working Glass

A Jewish Museum exhibit on the New York Photo League shows how its photographers fetishized poverty for the sake of propaganda

Is Obama Vulnerable on the Israel Issue?

New ad campaign, pegged to special N.Y. election, suggests he is

Hasidic Enclave Is America’s Poorest City

The spotlight shines on Kiryas Joel, N.Y.

N.Y. Political Party Blamed High Rents on Jews

But rent is too damn high for us, too!

‘Oy! Such a Home’

A New Yorker flees to New Orleans and finds himself surrounded by Jews

Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss?

Spitzer may return to the political arena

Sundown: Top Reform Rabbi Wants East J’lem Freeze

Plus Levy’s running, a Shabbat to observe, and more

Run, Steve Levy, Run!

The last best hope for a Jewish N.Y. governor

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