The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
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
Rotem bill, currently frozen, provoked strong opposition stateside
Our editor returns fire in the NYT
Is the Birthright Israel tour designed to foster a love of Israel or is it simply a chance to hook up?
Social network site takes its cue from the Jews
Plus J.D.’s Jewishness Unease, blustery Dubai, and more
Charles London traveled the world and found a brand of Judaism he could embrace
This time, to teach Israels about Jews elsewhere
And the Diaspora is just a bit offended
In new commercial for Israel study program
Three reasons to buy Israeli real estate, marketers say
Notes toward a theory of post-Diasporist art
Jordi Savall believes the music of the Sephardic diaspora can help save the world
Margot Singer’s debut collection explores one woman’s quest to connect
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
Happy Hanukkah from Sicily, Italy
A round-up of things we wish weren’t rounding up
Plus Kerry offers security proposal to Netanyahu, and more in the news
On the tricky logic of assigning guilt
Troubling policy departure is a misguided response to NSA spying revelations
If there are moral victories to be had, a vote for Lou Reed is one of them
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Former Miss Israel cast as superhero in upcoming Batman vs. Superman flick
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