Historic East Village Synagogue Landmarked

But NYC congregants who opposed designation worry about added red tape

Synagogue Ark Finds New Home—in a Church

Unlikely arrangement saves ornate ark as NYC temple becomes condominium

How Delmore Schwartz Saved My Life

Or at least kept Lou Reed from punching me at a dinner party

New York City Shuts Down Jewish Social Club

‘The Brownstone’ temporarily shuttered by Department of Buildings

Be a Mensch, Save a Public School Library

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

Childhood Memories for Resale

A thrift shop in New York’s East Village holds the story of my kids’ early years, and of a changed neighborhood

The Candy Store Poet

Herschel Silverman, a poet and candy store owner from Bayonne, N.J., was immortalized and befriended by Allen Ginsberg. At 85, the beat goes on.


In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we revisit our dovish homeowner—and wait for some eggs to hatch

A Sweaty Send-Off

The old East Village gathers for Kupferberg

Upstairs Downstairs

A Manhattan couple repairs the world—five kids at a time

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