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
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
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
When I got married, my sheitel was a symbol of my vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
My beloved Beitar Jerusalem has some racist fans. Instead of abandoning the team, we should take it back.
Yanni Hufnagel, the Crimson’s assistant coach, is one of the most promising recruiters in the sport
Sandy Pyonin helped stars like Kyrie Irving and Al Harrington go pro. Why doesn’t he have a Wikipedia page?
Author Simon Kuper uses soccer to show how, as Dutch Jews were killed, life went on for everyone else
A new book argues that the roster of Jewish jocks includes matadors, weightlifters, and competitive eaters
In 1987, Brian Kelly was Jedd Fisch’s camp counselor. Now they’re both big-shot college football coaches.
Former phenom Tamir Goodman now coaches kids who idolize his NBA pal, Omri Casspi. What happened?
Why one yeshiva principal collects baseballs signed by Talmud scholars instead of professional athletes
Teaching Israelis and Palestinians to ride longboards, I saw the power of the sport to bring kids together
Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports
After losing his eyesight serving in the Israeli Army, Zohar Sharon won the world championship for blind golf
Why American-born athletes Donald Sanford and Jillian Schwartz are competing for Israel’s team in London
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
The Dallas Cowboys Quarterback has been hooping in a JCC league all summer—and he isn’t holding back.
To better promote our interests, Jews should take a page from the International Olympic Committee
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
Plus Operation Israeli Weather 2.0, and more in the news
Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?
Jerusalem’s Hummus satellite declares war on smart phones
My night with Kanye West and 20,000 other believers
‘Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Call to Transcendence,’ by Shai Held
With raunchy Auschwitz shot, naturally
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