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 wedding vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
A reading list
Plus political rabbi gets U.S. scold, and more in the news
Plus the ‘quiet freeze,’ and more in the news
Plus Stern remains ‘Frozen,’ and more
Plus U.N. vindicates Israel on tree, and more in the news
Plus, they are women, hear them chant, and more
Plus Bloomberg continues crusade, and more in the news
The freeze extension is the only issue right now
How it could break the Palestinian impasse
Plus the coming Israeli energy boom, and more in the news
What they’ll talk about when they talk about peace
Plus the Islamic center around the world, and more in the news
Plus Allen is back and more Jewish than ever, and more
Plus Israel may have more time with Iran, and more in the news
Plus Obama threatens Turkey, 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