The Most Popular Bar Mitzvah Dancer in Boston

Dave Heard makes $450 a simcha while trying to make it to Broadway

Anti-Semitic Acts Reported at Boston-area Schools

Community addressing incidents at elementary schools in Bedford, Mass.

His Mom Ran Hadassah. His Brother Made ‘Glee.’ Now Evan Falchuk Is Going Into Politics.

The 44-year-old healthcare entrepreneur wants to be Massachusetts’s next governor and maybe start a third-party revolution

Phil the Kosher Butcher Survived Auschwitz but Was Murdered in My Hometown

The strange way I learned the story of a man who died defending his trade, his honor, and working-class Jews

Boston Pitcher Craig Breslow Got a 34 on His MCAT

He’s also playing in the World Series right now

When the Detroit Tigers Play the Boston Red Sox

The unlikely playoff match-up has high stakes for one Boston-bred Detroit fan

Why My Home Team Will Always Be Detroit, Even Though I Live in Boston

My father started rooting for Detroit when Hank Greenberg played for the Tigers. Now it’s an enduring family tradition.

Video of the Week

Neil Diamond at Fenway Park in Boston

Boston Bomber Suspected in Triple Homicide

Two of the slain men in 2011 were Jewish

Daybreak: Boston on Lockdown

Police on manhunt for Chechen teenager suspected in marathon bombing

Daybreak: Israel’s Settlement Plan Is Not Popular

Plus Salam Fayyad speaks and looking at anti-Semitism in Boston schools

Stark Loss

The death of a beloved Solomon Schechter teacher shadows a community of former students—many now at the forefront of American Jewish life

Brisket Power

Searching for ways to attract young Jews, a Boston group asked some chefs to reinvent traditional Jewish dishes. Never underestimate the ability of good food to attract a crowd.

Top Hamantashen

After a painstaking survey, Tablet Magazine awards title for nation’s tastiest triangular treat

Building Bust

The unbuilt synagogues of the Great Depression

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