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
Pro-Israel Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Democrat from Las Vegas, rides a hot streak
The best thing you will read, the last thing you should
Recent attacks on Islam in the United States echo old slurs against Jews
‘Sharia’ is a much more abstract concept than ideologues—whether Mideast Islamists or Newt Gingrich—suggest
The Ground Zero Islamic center was named for a period in Spanish-Muslim history that some call a golden age of tolerance
Plus Mathis requests God’s forgiveness, and more
Legal hurdles cleared; but where’s the money coming from?
Plus opponents go to court, Mavi Marmara goes home, and more in the news
Support for Cordoba House is an affirmation of our values
Claims (falsely) that ADL was taken out of context
Defeat for Cordoba House opponents
Foxman fails to reconcile group’s position, values
Anti-bigotry group sides with people it calls bigots
Defeat for opponents
Plus a polarizing ‘rape,’ 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