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
Yale’s pioneering archive of Shoah testimonies reshaped the way tragedies are remembered. But are we listening?
Whitney’s mother to Oprah: Gay is not OK. Is her prejudice any different from ours against intermarriage?
Satirist and media gadfly Henryk Broder attacks his countrymen’s attitudes toward Israel and Jews
The hit period-specific PBS drama glosses over a crucial detail of 1920s England: anti-Semitism
An Israeli reality TV show sends hopeful Mizrahi pop stars to California to chase the American Dream
The Rankin-Bass animated specials are yuletide staples, so why do they look Jewish and sound gay?
Why the most inclusive of celebrations should be every American Jew’s favorite holiday
U.K. reality show Jewish Mum of the Year hunts for the most unbearable person on Earth
Don Francisco, Chilean son of Holocaust survivors, marks 50 years hosting the wildly popular variety TV show
The reason I don’t like the HBO drama? I want it to be a show about Jewish gangsters.
The comic’s political videos are actually the worst representation of the president’s subtlety and values
Post-Sept. 11 fear and regret loom over the gripping new season of the Emmy-winning terrorism drama
The world’s most famous detective, returning to TV tonight, is the embodiment of the non-Jewish Jew
If Prince Harry’s parents bucked the royal tradition of using mohels, will it inflame the circumcision war?
In pageant show Honey Boo Boo, pop culture finally has a convincing take on the aspirations of newcomers
The American-Israeli economist’s name has been floated for other gigs
Fox’s popular otherwordly TV show borrows some familiar Judaic lore
We’re pretty sure Jews didn’t write this one
Plus 58 cases of measles among Hasidic Jews in 2013, and more in the news
Recep Erdoğan is condemned for missing tribute to South African leader
NYPD investigating assault on 22-year-old Taj Patterson as a hate crime
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
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