08 · The Photo Issue

The _Heeb_ Hundred

One hundred portraits of people you need to know about.

H O W T O F I X T H I N G S

An aging toilet, an impenetrable coffee machine, an escalating co-payment and other dilemmas in this excerpt from _Behind Everyman_, by David Israel.

SoCalled Klezmer

_(excerpted from original article)_ It sometimes takes audiences a song or two to figure out whether all of this is just one big post-modern joke—SoCalled makes you want to hunt down a Cossack and throw a cream pie in his face. But it’s that playfulness that makes the music the perfect antidote to the avant-klez...

Kvetching and Screaming

Since being diagnosed with HIV in 1988, Larry Kramer has largely been off the radar—that is, until now. Elliot Ratzman sits down with the man who's raised complaining to an art form.

Wrong Numbers

75 percent of the Jews in America who voted in the 2004 presidential election voted for John Kerry—so why is the Republican Jewish Coalition so happy? Sara Marcus on the battle for the heart and soul of a new generation of Jewish voters.

Yarkulkes on Goyim

There are few things more adorable than the sight of a yarmulke perched (ever so precariously) on the head of a gentile. Sarah Czeladnicki and Mike Sacks take you on trip down yarmulke lane.