Batya Ungar-Sargon

Batya Ungar-Sargon is a freelance writer who lives in New York. Her Twitter feed is @bungarsargon.

His Mom Ran Hadassah. His Brother Made ‘Glee.’ Now Evan Falchuk Is Going Into Politics.

The 44-year-old healthcare entrepreneur wants to be Massachusetts’s next governor and maybe start a third-party revolution

MoMa Catalog Omits Artist’s Nazi Grandfather

Should Isa Genzken’s exhibit material make the connection? Experts disagree.

Festival of Tights

Orthodox Jewish women of all stripes flock to an annual holiday sample sale

The Nazi Consort Turned Soviet Spy

The strange, fascinating story of Martha Dodd

A Passionate Rivalry Between Two Women—On the Chess Board and Everywhere Else

International chess champions Anna Zatonskih and Irina Krush play the game of life to a draw

A ‘Get’ Controversy in New York—in 1881

The court case of John and Amelia Goldberg, as seen in the New York Times

In Brooklyn, a Prosecutor Finds Losing Ultra-Orthodox Support Might Cost His Job

Joe Hynes faces an unprecedented electoral defeat after longtime Jewish supporters leave his side

Two Years After Gilad Shalit’s Release, His Negotiator Looks Back—and Ahead

In his new book, ‘The Negotiator,’ Long Island-born Gershon Baskin says the prisoner swap that saved the soldier was worth it

Another Year, Another Man

The prize should have gone to Atwood or Lahiri—or, better yet, Munro

Rabbis Charged With Kidnapping Husbands Who Refused Divorces

Are they heroes to the wives, or religious vigilantes?

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