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?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
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
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
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
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
She testified against him
A shonde fur di Yidn?
Madoff, interfaith dialogue, British Jews, and more
Our editor ponders Madoff, Dwek, and other shandes
Plus, tension at the Lebanon border
An ironic sculpture, a tired jokester, and a cross-genre cover
Original investors were Ruth’s parents’ friends, says New York
Inducted into new con artist hall of fame
Hamas and Israel both guilty, Rome adopts Shalit, and more from the news.
Holocaust property, settlement vs. suburb, and more in the news
Translating the Madoff sentence into dollars and cents
A dispatch from Madoff’s sentencing
A Madoff victim gives the financier a run for his money
Leonard Cohen, a Roman holiday, and more in the news
A sentencing request, Nixon’s take on Jews, and more in the news
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