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
Benjamin Ginsberg, Bush’s lawyer in the 2000 recount, has orchestrated a major power grab for Romney
Meir Soloveichik, scion of a famous Orthodox dynasty, will give the Republicans’ invocation
A Pennsylvania rabbi, backed by a local imam, engages in a battle for full control over religious burials
The three factors that explain why a Republican president is no more likely to stage a pre-emptive attack
Reports about a religious woman running for office reveal a media blind spot: Orthodox women
Why the future of American Judaism as we know it depends on the survival of the Jewish state
The GOP candidate was deemed ‘racist’ for calling Israeli culture superior. Albert Einstein said it too.
The celebrated journalist fabricated Bob Dylan quotes in his new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works
How Dan Senor became the GOP candidate’s key emissary to Israel’s intelligentsia and the Washington policy scene
Stricter gun-control laws won’t prevent the next mass shooting, but better mental-health policies might
When I lectured my friends about Obama’s stance on Israel, I ended up alienating—not enlightening—them
Floating Rice’s name as a possible vice president shows the Romney campaign’s lack of foreign-policy smarts
Should Columbia rescind the acceptance of Sheherazad Jaafari, who spun her boss’s atrocities to the press?
Gerald Molen, the Oscar-winning producer behind Schindler’s List, is adding an anti-Obama film to his résumé
Anti-Semitic graffiti in Hasidic Brooklyn excites the media, but many residents—old and young—shrug
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