Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
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
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
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?
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
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
Though don’t forget Shawn Green!
An exemplar of his generation
Sorry, New Yorkers, but it may be Youkilis
A haftorah of unlikely occurrences and blind faith
Plus un-kosher shenanigans, pre-game prayer, and more
Blogger says fans won’t miss the tenor
Plus Jewish hogs, unwelcome visitors, and another poll
A misguided Dutch group, peace through economics, and more in the news
So many questions, including: will Youkilis play?
Fourteen in the majors this year, as columnists continually remind us
Praise, slander, and a grand slam decade
Pitcher Hirsh’s mother must be so proud
Pols, playwrights, and players
Drowning out hate, modest hotels, and biblical blueprints
And all I got was this lousy t-shirt
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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