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  • Joseph Roth: Letters from a visionary correspondent

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    April 25, 2012 | 3:59 pm

    Among the many Roths who figure importantly in Jewish letters — Henry, Cecil and Philip are only the most famous — perhaps the least celebrated is Joseph Roth.  As a novelist (“The Radetzky March”) and an essayist (“The Wandering Jews”), but even more crucially as a...

  • The Spinka money trail—and the informant who brought them down

    By Amy Klein

    January 10, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    The first snow flutters hesitantly in Brooklyn. Men wearing fur streimel hats and women wearing sheitls walk briskly past the corner of 15th Avenue and 58th Street in Boro Park as if nothing extraordinary has happened here.

    And why not? The kosher shops of this self-contained...

  • Grand Rabbi pleads not guilty

    By Tom Tugend

    December 30, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The Grand Rabbi of Spinka, head of a Brooklyn-based Chasidic sect, and five other men pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges of tax evasion and money laundering.

    Naftalie Tzi Weisz, the 59-year old grand rabbi, and the other accused appeared in U.S. District Court...