- July 18, 2005 | Feature
- The Deal He Made
Before he was pushed out as CEO of Goldman Sachs, Jon Corzine had never lost at anything, and his unassuming mien masks a deep hunger for redemption. The Senate isn’t enough. Now his road leads ever deeper through the swamp of New Jersey politics.
- November 29, 2004 | Profile
The shooting on a crowded street of a diamond dealer under indictment for money laundering brought unwelcome light into hidden city worlds—and learning who he was only deepened the mystery.
- June 21, 1999 | Profile
- Kosovo's Unlikeliest Casualties
The extraordinary life and tragic death of David and Penny McCall, power couple -- and patron saints.
- September 20, 2004 | Profile
- Jim McGreevey and His Main Man
Golan Cipel was only a plaything. It was developer Charles Kushner who speeded his passage through the swamps of New Jersey patronage politics—till Kushner was brought down in his own spectacular sex scandal.
- August 12, 2002 | Profile
- Fool for Love
The headline could have read BRAINLESS MAN IN TOPLESS BAR. How did an Orthodox Jewish lawyer and family man fall so hard for a Scores stripper that he invited her to his kids' bar mitzvahs? There's more -- and less -- to this story than meets the eye.
- April 4, 2005 | Profile
- Tears of a Cop
From an oval-office meeting to the front pages of the tabloids: Bernie Kerik talks about the perfect storm that wrecked his career.
- March 22, 1999 | Feature
- The Connection Man
The mourners at the funeral of New York Post editorial-page editor Eric Breindel ran the gamut from Bobby Kennedy Jr. to David Dinkins to Rudy Giuliani to Rupert Murdoch to Norman Podhoretz. How did a right-wing ideologue (with a heroin bust on his résumé) become the power elite's favorite journalist?
- December 24, 2001 | Feature
- The Rabbi and the Playmate
When 20-year-old Lindsey Vuolo decided to pose for Playboy, she worried that telling her parents wasn't going to be easy. But she knew she was going to have to answer to perhaps an even higher authority: her rabbi.
- August 21, 2000 | Feature
- The Kosher Campaign
News of Al Gore's mitzvah sent a joyful shock wave through the city's Jewish circles. And New Yorkers' confident answers to the inevitable worries (is the country really ready? Is Joseph Lieberman somehow too Jewish?) show a community in vigorous (if very contentious) health.
- April 27, 1998 | Feature
- Americas Jews Israels Lost Tribe?
At age 50, Israel is obsessed with its own troubles, and American Jews feel pushed away. No wonder no one could agree on a birthday celebration.