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
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
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
The activist behind those anti-Christmas billboards says Judaism is incompatible with the views of nonbelievers—like himself
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
Watching Daniel Craig, “everyone’s favorite non-Jewish Jew”
Will a movie intended solely for women play in Jerusalem?
A documentary on Bob Dylan’s Christian phase
The jam-packed films of Arnaud Desplechin
In his latest movie, Amos Gitai restates the obvious
God & Co., Episode III
Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist unites more than just two cute teens
God & Co., Episode II
Maya Zack’s singular take on home economics
When it comes to Judd Apatow’s characters, what’s in a name?
Emulated by Scorsese and worshipped by Spielberg, Samuel Fuller’s B movies still have the power to stun
Israeli cinema has finally come into its own
God & Co., Episode I
Sex, geopolitics, and You Don
What does it mean to be devout in the movies?
With a little help from Tablet’s readers
New music from Britney Spears, One Direction, and more
The Rockets small forward is also having a breakout NBA season
The Friday Review of Books
Plus Egypt’s Gen. Sisi is Time readers’ Person of the Year, and more
Before concessions on borders, Israel demands its safety be guaranteed
How the new structure advances the debate over prayer at the Western Wall
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily
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