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
He’s one of the most inventive stand-up comedians around. So, why does he sound like a throwback?
Is the free-associating tour guide and hipster icon, star of a Hulu original series, the hidden saint of our times?
Reflecting on a rough 2012, the Tattler suggests we all resolve to do the best we can with what we’ve got
From Les Miz to anti-Semitic Elmo, the year’s top 10 most Tattler things—none of them (sadly) NSFW
A lesson for Yom Kippur from the loving reception a random transvestite got on the Internet
It may not be as well-defined as Black Twitter, but there’s now a distinct community of Jewish tweeters with a shared sensibility and set of concerns
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