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.
Against binationalism, and more
The prime minister with a song in his heart
The origins of Islam, and more
Cohen and Shteyngart team up to drink, and more
Tisha B’Av, The Rebbe, and more
The Jews’ Jesus, and more
What Syria is up to, and more
The northern problem, Birthright, and more
Our anniversary, Kirsch on Hitch, and more
These are a few of our favorite things, part 1
Ingall comments back, Kirsch on Scoop, and more
Rosenbaum and Kahane, and more
The still-Samaritans, cheesecake, and more
Bow down before the king, and more
Your Sunday reading, Monday
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