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.
Associated Press picks up story from advocacy blog Mondoweiss
Brushing up on tips from the JetBlue-El Al partnership
Phylactery: It comes in peace
Napolitano nixes Israel-style procedures for U.S.
And why it doesn’t completely translate
Courtesy the tefillin bomber
El Al won’t confuse davening and bombing
Plus Brittany Murphy’s widower speaks, mazel tov Omri, and more
Philly PD sniffs out the problem
Plus Qaeda in Israel, the tefillin non-bomb, and more in the news
Jewish leather straps confused for explosive device
One thing that won’t be coming to America
Plus C-Span’s and Cyprus’s Jewish problems, and more
After Christmas Day bombing, Israel knows best
Plus ‘Joan Rosenberg a.k.a. Joan Rivers,’ 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