Jeffrey Salkin


'The Nu Republic' No More

By Jeffrey Salkin

'The Nu Republic' No More
How do you say kaddish for a magazine that is 100 years old? Jeffrey Salkin explains why Jewish readers have special reason to sit shiva after the bloodbath at The New Republic.Read More


Our 'Car Talk' Rebbe in God's Auto Repair Shop

By Jeffrey Salkin

“Car Talk” hosts Tom and Ray Magliozzi Read More


12 Times Mick Jagger Spoke Better Hebrew Than You

By Jeffrey Salkin

12 Times Mick Jagger Spoke Better Hebrew Than You
Yes, the concert was undersold. And, while some said that it was just OK, that Jagger’s voice is showing its age (71, to be precise), that Keith Richards’ guitar licks were a tad uninspired, that the set list could have been better (perhaps too many relatively obscure songs), it doesn’t matter.Read More


Remember What Bobby Kennedy Died For

By Jeffrey Salkin

Remember What Bobby Kennedy Died For
Several years ago, I had the unique blessing of sitting on the pulpit of the Ebenezer Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Day. For some reason, I wound up sitting next to Kerry Kennedy Cuomo, the daughter of the late Senator Robert Kennedy, and had the opportunity to exchange a few pleasantries with her.Read More



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