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Martin Greenfield Has Made Suits for Everyone From Johnny Depp to President Obama. In His Memoir, He Recalls His Years in Auschwitz.

tabletmag.com — Martin Greenfield is a legend in men's fashion. He has hand-tailored suits for President Obama and President Clinton, as well as for such celebrities as Michael Jackson, Shaquille O'Neal, Leonardo DiCaprio, Al Pacino, Jimmy Fallon, and Johnny Depp.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @tabletmag: "Clothes don’t just make the man, they can save the man"—#Holocaust survivor & tailor to the stars Martin Greenfield: http:/…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @annachloe: Amazing story: Martin Greenfield, tailor to the stars (and to @nickconfessore), learned how to sew in Auschwitz: tabletmag.com/jewish-life-an…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @annachloe: Amazing story: Martin Greenfield, tailor to the stars (and to @nickconfessore), learned how to sew in Auschwitz: tabletmag.com/jewish-life-an…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @tovamos: @ChavieLieber profiles Martin Greenfield, Holocaust survivor & tailor to the stars: po.st/OPYwde via @tabletmag

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Billy Eichner's Brand of Jewish Comedy

tabletmag.com — When I discovered Billy Eichner's Billy on the Street earlier this year, I was elated. Here was not just a Jew, but a gay Jew, being totally in-your-face and over-the-top--and completely brilliant. It was a like a breath of super cold, bracing air. For those who haven't seen Billy on the Street, ...
Nov 25, 2014

RT @tabletmag: "'Billy on the Street' is a triumph of Jewish wit, strength, and I would argue existential health." po.st/drvSY3 @billyeichner

This Thanksgiving Try Some Jewish Ham, a Medieval Sephardic Staple

tabletmag.com — Searching for a new twist on the traditional Thanksgiving buffet? Look no further than the Spanish Inquisition. A new online publication, The Converso Cookbook, offers unique dishes based on the recipes of 14th- and 15th-century Jews who were persecuted by Spanish authorities. One of these reci...
Nov 26, 2014

If you missed it: Try some nice kosher ham for Thanksgiving. It's traditional! tabletmag.com/scroll/187191/…

Nov 26, 2014

Keeping kosher for Thanksgiving? Have some nice Jewish ham. Really. It's traditional. [via @BrokeAssGourmet] tabletmag.com/scroll/187191/…

The Curdled Righteousness of Zimbolism: BDS vs. ZIM Shipping

Nov 25, 2014

RT @tabletmag: "Name the nation that did not acquire territory by conquest... To be a nation is to have been conceived in sin." po.st/m3J64V

How You Can Help the Family of Zidan Sayif

tabletmag.com — Last week, I wrote about Zidan Sayif, the Druze police officer who was killed defending the worshipers in the Jerusalem synagogue that was assaulted by terrorists. The piece chronicled the efforts to honor his memory undertaken by Israel's ultra-Orthodox community. Since then, others in Israeli soci...
Nov 24, 2014

RT @Yair_Rosenberg: How you can help the family of Zidan Sayif, the Druze officer who fell defending the Jerusalem synagogue: tabletmag.com/scroll/187200/… @jaketapper

Nov 24, 2014

RT @Yair_Rosenberg: How you can help the family of Zidan Sayif, the Druze officer who fell defending the Jerusalem synagogue: tabletmag.com/scroll/187200/… @jaketapper

Turkish Governor Threatens to Turn Historic Synagogue into Museum

tabletmag.com — The governor of the Turkish province of Edirne has threatened to turn a historic synagogue into a museum, the Hurriyet Daily News reports. "While those bandits blow winds of war inside al-Aqsa and slay Muslims, we build their synagogues," said Dursun Şahin, making reference to recent tensions in Jerusalem, and implicating Turkey's Jewish population in the blame for them.

Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev Thanks Russian Jews for Their Support

tabletmag.com — Newly-minted Miss America 2015, Kira Kazantsev, thanked the Russian Jewish community this week for their support of her campaign for the crown. The 23-year-old daughter of Russian immigrants who left Moscow in 1990, Kazantsev is the third consecutive winner of the Miss America title from New York. ...
Nov 25, 2014

I so called this, altho calling a story for *not* being a story earns what Marvel used to call a "no-prize" tabletmag.com/scroll/187185/…

Miriam Michelson, American Jewish Feminist Literary Star of the Western Frontier

tabletmag.com — Abandoned by her off-the-derech Hasidic mother, Rebekah Roberts, the semi-autobiographical journalist-sleuth of reporter Julia Dahl's Invisible City, published by Minotaur Books this past May, has little knowledge of her Jewish heritage, beyond the Hebraic spelling of her given name.
Nov 24, 2014

Shout-out for INVISIBLE CITY in this look at the Jewish feminist literary star of the Western frontier! po.st/2u25dt @tabletmag

Nov 24, 2014

RT @tabletmag: Meet Miriam Michelson, American Jewish feminist literary star of the Western frontier! po.st/2u25dt @VIDA_lit @jwaonline @ncjw

Israel Story, Episode 4: Unorthodox Missions in the Holy Land

tabletmag.com — Visitors to Israel-or at least Jerusalem, or, OK, the Old City in Jerusalem-can reasonably expect to bump into a missionary or two. Chances are, though, those missionaries hail from elsewhere. In this, our fourth episode of Israel Story, called "Man on a Mission," we introduce three Israel...
Nov 24, 2014

RT @tabletmag: The City of Eilat has an undercover freelance hit man on its books. The target(s)? Violent crows. po.st/IGDy2J h/t @danielestrin

Nov 24, 2014

Et voila! The latest @IsraelStory, with @DanielEstrin on the crow eliminator of Eilat: po.st/toozIZ #podcast

Jon Stewart: 'Behind Closed Doors I Only Quote Rabbinical Texts'

tabletmag.com — "If you want to have a Talmudic discussion, I'm happy to have it," said Jon Stewart last night on The Colbert Report, when The Daily Show host visited his old friend Stephen Colbert to promote his new film, Rosewater.
Nov 24, 2014

Jon Stewart: 'Behind Closed Doors I Only Quote Rabbinical Texts' – Tablet Magazine po.st/w5Ffia via @tabletmag