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?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
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
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
The fall of Assad’s pro-Iranian regime is a net gain for the U.S., even if what replaces it isn’t a reliable ally
Germany treats L. Ron Hubbard’s movement as a cult and a threat to democracy. The U.S. should follow its example.
Stricter gun-control laws won’t prevent the next mass shooting, but better mental-health policies might
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
When I lectured my friends about Obama’s stance on Israel, I ended up alienating—not enlightening—them
Sunday marks the anniversary of the 1946 attack on the British. My 91-year-old grandfather helped carry it out.
Floating Rice’s name as a possible vice president shows the Romney campaign’s lack of foreign-policy smarts
A new school in Ariel is funded by the state, even though it doesn’t fall under Israeli jurisdiction
The real reason the Olympic Committee refuses to commemorate the Israeli athletes murdered in Munich
The Dallas Cowboys Quarterback has been hooping in a JCC league all summer—and he isn’t holding back.
Can activist Mickey Gitzin focus the social justice movement on a political message about synagogue and state?
To better promote our interests, Jews should take a page from the International Olympic Committee
At least until the U.S. presidential election, Netanyahu won’t risk angering Obama
The White House’s line—that a strike can only delay the program—is an attempt to downplay our military capability
Should Columbia rescind the acceptance of Sheherazad Jaafari, who spun her boss’s atrocities to the press?
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The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past