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
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
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
The activist behind those anti-Christmas billboards says Judaism is incompatible with the views of nonbelievers—like himself
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
Young Israeli soldiers have pushed older commanders into adopting a more aggressive social media strategy
In 2007, I traveled to Sderot to make a film. Months later, I made it my home—and Gaza my neighbor.
The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and the civil war in Syria are bringing violence to Israel’s borders
Ethnic minorities, backed by neighboring Arab countries, are ramping up assaults against the regime in Tehran
I have a lot in common with the conscientious objector. So, why can’t I stomach his decision to avoid IDF service?
On the anniversary of Rabin’s murder, the left-wing leadership can’t organize a unified rally to commemorate it
This season, the first ladies of the Levant go nuclear, bringing the drama even without Skinny Girl Margaritas
Bucking convention in his village, Yousef Juhja sent three sons to the IDF—and one paid the ultimate price
Protests against the monarchy—the biggest since the Arab Spring began—are bad news for Israel and the U.S.
For years, the Arabic press promoted the conspiracy that Jews fixed U.S. elections. That’s changing.
Ignoring cultural difference and overestimating politics has left us without a resolution. We can do better.
In Fortress Israel, journalist Patrick Tyler argues that the country’s warrior ethos impedes Mideast peace
Once Israel’s worst enemy, Zakaria Zubeidi forswore violence. He’s now starving in a Palestinian prison.
Don’t blame a YouTube movie for ‘inciting’ the mob that killed the U.S. ambassador. Blame the killers.
Islamists storm the U.S. embassy and Egypt’s last Jews have no rabbi. Shanah tova from the Muslim Brotherhood.
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The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past