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 citron, essential for Sukkot rituals, can be put to many wonderful uses after the holiday
This week’s Daf Yomi considers—with Chaucerian verve—whether a rabbinic elite spoke for the Jewish people
Shielding kids from the Yizkor memorial service, or death in general, is misguided—as children’s books suggest
Who volunteers to sing in the synagogue choir for Kol Nidre? This year, I joined and found out.
How can you enter a day of moral repair with words on your lips that annul your past and future promises?
Forget bagels and cream cheese. Break the Yom Kippur fast in a new way with recipes from a Top Chef master.
A comic’s commitment to human contact over computer chatter is just the right inspiration for the Days of Awe
Long before I discovered Bloody Marys and martinis, I loved Manischewitz Concord grape wine
Singing is a potent therapeutic tool—that’s why I started leading a weekly sing-along for cancer patients
Dr. Ruth, Shmuley Boteach, Mayim Bialik, Shalom Auslander, and 23 more on ensuring a meaningful year
Dipping apples in honey for Rosh Hashanah? Here’s a guide to picking the best ingredients for a sweet new year.
The High Holidays are the perfect time to instruct children in the art of saying ‘I’m sorry’—and meaning it
With star chef Adam Sobel’s recipe, nobody has an excuse for dry, overcooked meat this Rosh Hashanah
One Talmudic rabbi’s prayers work, while others’ fall on deaf ears. Is humility more pleasing to God than pomp?
I led Rosh Hashanah services while awaiting my mom’s diagnosis and was reborn before the congregation
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The Friday Review of Books
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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