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  • Meet the 'Are You Jewish?' Chabad Guys

    By Naomi Zeveloff

    Hasidic Jews take to the streets during Sukkot to bring lulavs to the masses. A set of twins takes us inside their quixotic effort — and explains how they spot members of the tribe.Read More

    Rediscovering Beauty Amid Ruins of Once-Glorious Catskills

    By Abigail Jones

    Jews once flocked to the great hotels of the Catskills. Marisa Scheinfeld has dedicated herself to preserving memories of the Borscht Belt, one stunning photo at a time.Read More

    Lax Government Oversight Cited As Catalyst For Willie Rapfogel Scandal

    By JTA

    Lax government oversight may have enabled the scandal involving William Rapfogel, the former executive director of the Metropolitan Council for Jewish Poverty, according to The New York Times.Read More

    Michael Bloomberg Popular With Jews — But His Policies? Not So Much.

    By Eric Yoffie

    New York Jews like Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Eric Yoffie writes that doesn’t mean they want four more years of policies that many believe have hurt the city’s middle class.Read More

    Michael Kors, Rachel Zoe Rock Fashion Week

    By Reuters

    Jewish designers from the celebrity world put modern touches to classics on the runways on Wednesday as New York Fashion Week draws to a close.Read More

    Michael Bloomberg, Leave Dante de Blasio Alone

    By Dave Goldiner

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg attacked Democrat Bill de Blasio over ads featuring his eloquent teenage son. That’s disgraceful — and it got worse when Bloomberg played the Jewish card.Read More

    Michael Bloomberg Draws Fire After Accusing Bill de Blasio of 'Racist' Mayor Run

    By Reuters

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the Democratic front-runner to succeed him as mayor is waging a “class warfare and racist” campaign, according to an interview published on New York Magazine’s website on Saturday.Read More

    Bill Thompson and 2 Josephs

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    New York Pop-Ups Deliver the Country's Most Exciting Jewish Fare

    By Devra Ferst

    Pop-up restaurants around New York City serve some of the most exciting Jewish food in the country: Iraqi soups, Persian Shabbat feasts and hummus as creamy as any in Jaffa.Read More

    Hamptons Jews File Federal Suit Over Town's Rejection of Eruv

    By JTA

    A group trying to have an eruv built in Long Island’s Hamptons filed a federal lawsuit after having its bid quashed by a zoning board.Read More

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