Thanks to the Internet, Jerusalem seems closer than ever—but thanks to her government’s policy, remains out of reach
Innocent people shouldn’t fear walking down the street, whatever their faith—and everyone must push back against the madness
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Abel Meeropol’s ‘Strange Fruit’ gets remixed into Yeezus in a manner worthy of its creator, for song of the year
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared
When I got married, my sheitel was a symbol of my vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
Why you should learn to spell the name of the mastermind of Poland’s relations with Germany and the Jews
On a run in 2008, I collapsed from a brain aneurysm. Now it’s time to get back on the Charles River path.
In Payback: The Case for Revenge, law professor Thane Rosenbaum considers our desire for vengeance
While my friends interned on Capitol Hill, I learned to shoot an M-16 and ate kosher Spam in the Israeli army
I don’t need Israeli Memorial Day to remember Alex Assaf, the kindest—and tallest—soldier I have ever known
The State Department cables show that the Palestinian leader was a key asset to the U.S. during the Kissinger years
Residents paid a rabbi to bury damaged ritual objects. But it’s illegal, and thousands of trash bags remain in limbo.
A new documentary exposes the football team of the Terezin ghetto—part of the Nazis’ strategy to fool the world
One in five Holocaust survivors in Israel goes hungry. We must fix this shame right away.
City Councilman Brad Lander’s coalition includes Hasids and J Streeters—but can he move beyond Brooklyn?
A scary incident in Austria shows that in the standoff against Iran, Europe is not standing up to the mullahs
To have conversations with Germans about Jews, I had to become an exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum
According to the state’s election commission, there are 800 registered Jewish voters. That’s bogus.
On Thursday, lions and tigers performed alongside the Yeshiva Boys Choir for 20,000 Jews at the Barclays Center
How Bibi Netanyahu handed the American president a big trophy—and got what Israel wanted all along
NPR’s Planet Money wants to reunite Jennifer with her bat mitzvah t-shirt
That’s at least 100 corned beef sandwiches!
South African-born writer Benjamin Pogrund remembers an old friend
Plus Operation Israeli Weather 2.0, and more in the news
Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?
Jerusalem’s Hummus satellite declares war on smart phones
My night with Kanye West and 20,000 other believers
‘Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Call to Transcendence,’ by Shai Held
With raunchy Auschwitz shot, naturally
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past