Coen Bros. Torture Another Schlemiel While Imagining They Are Dylan’s True Heirs

‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ opening December 6, pits the existential victim against the very possibility of Jewish success

Rahm Emanuel Throws Shade at Freedom Tower

The Chicago mayor isn’t convinced New York now has America’s tallest building

A Kiddush Hashem Goes Viral

The subway rider who let a stranger nap on his shoulder and unwittingly became an Internet sensation

Leonard Bernstein, the Man Behind the Legend of the Jewish Maestro

Homosexuality, Jewishness, and Zionism, in the newly collected letters of the charismatic musician

Enough Already With the Lou Reed Eulogies. Except for This One Last Piece.

From her new perch in Los Angeles, the Tattler realizes—and mourns—what she lost when she left Lou Reed’s New York

At a Jewish Senior Center in Brooklyn, Anxiety Looms a Year After Hurricane Sandy

Life is back to normal, but for elderly residents of Brighton Beach, the storm was a reminder that nowhere is totally safe

How Bill de Blasio Earned the Backing of Ultra-Orthodox Power Players in Brooklyn

From his first City Council race in 2000, the frontrunner in New York’s mayoral election has courted Jewish support

A New Kind of Mikveh In New York City

Revitalizing the mikveh experience for a new generation of Jews

NYC Battles Ultra-Orthodox on Modesty Signs

Meanwhile an Etsy vendor in Israel puts similar messages to fashionable use

‘Homeland’ and ‘24’ Creator Howard Gordon on Terror, Tyranny, and TV as Art

The man behind post-Sept. 11 TV opens up about his background, what goes on in writers rooms, and what he’s working on now

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