Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
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
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
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?
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
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
A hungry reporter samples the hearty cuisine of Jewish Budapest
Vegetarianism grew too limiting for one writer, but kashrut, at least as she interprets it, never did
Edda Servi Machlin introduced Italian-Jewish cooking to America
Once a staple but long out of fashion, schmaltz makes a comeback
A star chef tries his hand at giving the holiday a signature dish
A look at the etrog, the lemony fruit that helps define Sukkot
Advice from rabbis and a nutritionist on what to eat when you won’t be eating
A Manhattan bartender devises some Rosh Hashanah cocktails
Star chef Bill Telepan reinvents the holiday staple
The cookbooks that reinvented kosher food
A look at Rosh Hashanah’s best sweetener
A Jerusalem farmers market brings produce across the Green Line
New York chef Joseph Dobias is best known for the ‘Conflicted Jew’
Salt, that old standby, gets fancy
What Israel’s coffee culture says about the country’s future
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
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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