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
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
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
The activist behind those anti-Christmas billboards says Judaism is incompatible with the views of nonbelievers—like himself
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
Plus Cohen on Levin, Judt on NYC, and more
Plus the Moses Herzog of terrorists, and more in the news
The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state
An anti-Arab attack in East Jerusalem, and this week’s parasha about Abraham in Sodom
Plus Sheikh Jarrah tense, and more in the news
Plus unrest in East J’lem, and more
Plus U.N. vindicates Israel on tree, and more in the news
Group petitions TIAA-CREF at board meeting
Policy supports settlements, which gov’t opposes
Plus Turkey may cut ties, Turkey maintains ties, and more in the news
Plus Shalits on the march, and more in the news
Plus Gaza’s isolation lessens, Israel’s grows, and more in the news
The dread vuvuzela enters the fray
But which side has better weather?
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