The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
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
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
We must drop the assumption that there is no way to vanquish Hamas. Terrorists have been defeated before.
Saudi charities fund terrorists and their families—including Hamas’ late military chief Ahmed Jabari
Author Simon Kuper uses soccer to show how, as Dutch Jews were killed, life went on for everyone else
A ceasefire may be imminent, but the fallout is just beginning. What’s next for Iran, Egypt, and the U.S.
Young Israeli soldiers have pushed older commanders into adopting a more aggressive social media strategy
In 2007, I traveled to Sderot to make a film. Months later, I made it my home—and Gaza my neighbor.
As rockets rain down on Israel, an Atlanta JCC bans Peter Beinart. When did we become so narrow-minded?
The murder of Shaima Alawadi isn’t a sign of increasing prejudice, but of writers’ credulousness
The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and the civil war in Syria are bringing violence to Israel’s borders
The general was one of few who understood that Iran was at war with the U.S., and no bargain could be struck
Ethnic minorities, backed by neighboring Arab countries, are ramping up assaults against the regime in Tehran
In this report from the future, the U.S. pulls out of the Gulf as the Saudis cozy up to Avigdor Lieberman
The casino mogul is out $70 million as Jewish voters re-elect Obama and Jewish GOP candidates lose
I have a lot in common with the conscientious objector. So, why can’t I stomach his decision to avoid IDF service?
In Forest Hills, a heavily Jewish neighborhood, one Romney voter said ‘The polls aren’t telling the truth’
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
Happy Hanukkah from Sicily, Italy
A round-up of things we wish weren’t rounding up
Plus Kerry offers security proposal to Netanyahu, and more in the news
On the tricky logic of assigning guilt
Troubling policy departure is a misguided response to NSA spying revelations
If there are moral victories to be had, a vote for Lou Reed is one of them
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Former Miss Israel cast as superhero in upcoming Batman vs. Superman flick
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