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
Hungary’s Ivan Fischer premieres new opera based on historic blood libel
Mendel Beilis’ grandson takes up the cause a century after the blood-libel trial that riveted the Jewish world
A century after the last blood libel trial, the idea that Jews drink Christian vital fluid is still alive and well
Why couldn’t Soviet Jews see the dictator—who died 60 years ago—for the anti-Semitic murderer that he was?
In Sweden, a respected magazine is reviving the canard that the IDF plundered the organs of Palestinians
This week, the popular vampire series finally incorporated a Jewish theme—and played into a centuries-old slur
Hungary’s far-right activists used to rally in the streets. Now they’re in parliament, where their party, Jobbik, is stoking hatred of Jews and Roma.
Tired of being portrayed as ‘bloodthirsty murderers,’ three former infantrymen launch a website to help improve the image of Israel’s military
Plus the real problem with Palin, and more
Plus Barak out of Labor, Palin unrepentant, and more in the news
Plus Bibi and me, and more
Why she meant it, and why it’s the ADL’s turn to talk
Plus Shultz joins Team Pollard, and more in the news
German blood libel depiction deemed not to incite hatred
Mitchell’s dreams, HRW’s scandal, and more in the news
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