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 popularity of satirist Bassem Youssef may show that the government can’t stifle public debate
On the cusp of this month’s Israeli election, powerful Likud politicians push for annexation of the West Bank
At the Western Wall, the latest incarnation of an ancient Jewish battle between tradition and modernity
Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?
The monarch studied the Arab Spring and created a savvy plan to quell demonstrators without mass violence
The school aims to promote a moderate vision of Islam, but it faces deep skepticism from Jews and Muslims
They say democracies make good neighbors. For Israel these days, it doesn’t seem so straightforward.
The U.S. refuses to arm rebel groups. Now, an al-Qaida affiliate has emerged as one of the strongest factions.
The state’s first convicted female pimp calls herself a pioneer as the Knesset considers outlawing prostitution
If the past few weeks are any guide, it looks like the open feud between Jerusalem and Washington is over
Once-maligned Labor politician Amir Peretz explains how he saw what many decorated generals did not
Parents in a tight-knit neighborhood believe a pedophile ring is terrorizing children. What if it doesn’t exist?
We must drop the assumption that there is no way to vanquish Hamas. Terrorists have been defeated before.
Saudi charities fund terrorists and their families—including Hamas’ late military chief Ahmed Jabari
A ceasefire may be imminent, but the fallout is just beginning. What’s next for Iran, Egypt, and the U.S.
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