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
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
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
When I got married, my sheitel was a symbol of my vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
The Jewish Primary Day School is now the place to be for the kids of Washington’s politically connected Jews
Plus a terror trial in New York and a wedding day letter
Plus Samira Ibrahim is probably not gonna get that State Department award
How the statistician has permanently changed the polling game
As the presidential election nears, rabbis debate whether partisanship is part of their job description
Objectionable magazine is not the force behind the movement
David Brooks cites objectionable article in related magazine
Comment of the Week
What is and what isn’t
New ambassador attends D.C. power-synagogue Adas Israel
Plus, good will to all men, and more
A Brooklyn rabbi thought he could swindle hedge-fund king Steven Cohen by playing on his Judaism. It was a bad bet.
How media companies are using the Internet to make anti-Semitism respectable
Plus Wolpe on Hitch, NYT on Jews, and more
Plus we welcome our robotic Israeli overlords, 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