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
It’s a good thing the Finance Minister’s boxing days are over
John Garfield, the tough, underrated Hollywood star who would have turned 100 today, embodied Jewish pride
HBO’s Harold Lederman remembers his jovial old friend
Need Hanukkah gift ideas? From a tale of a Shabbat princess to a Lower East Side detective story, here are the year’s best Jewish kids’ books
Plus Kristallnacht in Brooklyn, Foreskin Man’s female friend, and more
When Amir Khan and Zab Judah enter the boxing ring Saturday night, Harold Lederman will be judging the bout for HBO Sports. With his distinctive Bronx honk, he’s the sport’s most essential analyst.
Orthodox boxer had a tough year
Plus Disneyland in the Holy Land, and more
Yeah, we said ‘Who?’ too
Brighton Beach brawl ends in decision for rabbi-in-training
Stallone’s Barney Ross versus our Barney Ross
Jewish boxer will fight in Brooklyn September 1st
Plus Yitzhak Rabin Gallery, new trailers, and more
Plus Yuri wants a rematch, and more
Foreman-Cotto, Saturday night
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