To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
With conventional beauty-queen paths closed to her, she paved her own way
Research shows Archbishop of New York’s mother was born Jewish, converted
If there are moral victories to be had, a vote for Lou Reed is one of them
Former Met Council on Jewish Poverty chief probed for financial misconduct
Talking to director Neil Barsky about Hizzoner’s enduring political legacy
Tom Allon’s candidacy didn’t exactly take off
Hizzoner’s friends received figurines weeks after Koch’s death
Plus Christine Quinn weighs the pros and cons of a Koch endorsement
Rozanne Gold remembers cooking for Hizzoner
More interviews of Hizzoner have been released
Victims applaud in courtroom as judge deems defendant's conduct 'despicable. There is no justification.'
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews