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 wedding vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
Thomas Friedman, Elliott Abrams, Walter Russell Mead, and Aaron David Miller advise the next president
Plus Aaron David Miller on Platformgate
Plus Annan would leave Assad, the Big Baby and his knishes, and more
Plus the limits of the lobby, and more in the news
Not exactly, but Israeli politics are entering America
Oxford-style debate raged over U.N. membership
Plus the U.S. reacts strongly to Iran nuclear report, and more
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
Plus, why Assad is still around, the most perfect Brooklyn trend piece, and more
Plus the man who gave us Passover Coke, and more
Plus hip prayer shawls, McCain calls for Pollard’s release, and more
Plus Balkany gets four, Helen Thomas doubles down, and more
Plus a few minor things that happened, and more
Plus Loughner in court, and more in the news
Plus hot Jewish Ivy League frat-boys, and more
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