Jewish drag queen Lil Miss Hot Mess will read to kids during a story hour in a Brooklyn library next week. Oh, and she does bar and bat mitzvahs.
‘And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead’ does little to dispel the mystery surrounding the artist, which is why it works
Using new tools to stimulate observance, The Kitchen offers Bay Area Jews an alternative form of community
Residents in gentrifying areas will get units in luxury buildings. Activists say that won’t stop the cost of living from pushing them out.
The progressive-era novelist’s greedy, red-haired, Polish Jew, Zerkow, is the 20th century’s greatest golem
Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality
Is the free-associating tour guide and hipster icon, star of a Hulu original series, the hidden saint of our times?
Plus Jews lament their age
Citizens gather in San Francisco to remember Harvey Milk, George Moscone
Shlomo Carlebach, who died 18 years ago this week, was a reflection of the pain of post-Holocaust Jewry
New pro-Israel ad on San Francisco buses sends wrong message
Feminist rock collective Permanent Wave gathers a powerful music scene around a core of activism. Just don’t call them riot grrrls.
Tablet co-sponsoring book reading at San Francisco JCC
A brief guide to knishes in the United States
Plus, circumcision initiative may be removed from S.F. ballot, and more in the news
San Francisco measure would ban the practice, though it may be unconstitutional
A proposed San Francisco ballot measure prohibiting circumcision arises from a debate over ritual, sexuality, and identity. What’s become an American norm might soon again be a mark of difference.
Assimilation and anxiety, from Paris to the Pampas
Plus Google shrugs, resolution on the court, and more
Gray areas, the Golden Gate, and parodic justice
Holy fireworks, non-revelations about God, and Eruv 2.0
Reconsidering Bill Graham, the war refugee turned Summer of Love impresario who forever changed concertgoing