The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
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
Meet Menachem Genack, Orthodox Union CEO and Clinton confidant
Bubba urges peace at a fête for Shimon Peres
Barbra Streisand and Bill Clinton toast Israel’s president on his 90th birthday
Arms, no-fly zones, interventions, and confusion
A dispatch from Hizzoner’s funeral
Plus the full broadcast from Ed Koch’s funeral
Jack Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in U.S. government history
Blue-collar bard actually wears blue collar at Obama campaign concert
Ignoring cultural difference and overestimating politics has left us without a resolution. We can do better.
The Romney campaign wigs out on cue
Joe Lieberman rumored to be Romney pick for Secretary of State
‘America’s Mayor,’ who once called for U.S. intervention in Kosovo, is now consulting for Serbian nationalists
Wunderkind Democrat Andrei Cherny, ‘Clinton’s heir,’ is focusing on the Jewish state in his race for Congress
Russ Feingold publishes book, joins Obama campaign
Jack Lew, Obama’s new chief of staff, is the third Jewish official in the last 10 years to run the White House, after Rahm Emanuel and Josh Bolten
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
Happy Hanukkah from Sicily, Italy
A round-up of things we wish weren’t rounding up
Plus Kerry offers security proposal to Netanyahu, and more in the news
On the tricky logic of assigning guilt
Troubling policy departure is a misguided response to NSA spying revelations
If there are moral victories to be had, a vote for Lou Reed is one of them
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Former Miss Israel cast as superhero in upcoming Batman vs. Superman flick
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