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.
A love of herring, Sheikh Jarrah, and more
Protests in an East Jerusalem neighborhood are reviving the Israeli left
Plus welfare mess, White House shindig, and more in the news
Plus habemus proximity talks! and more in the news
Plus Clegg primed for power, and more in the news
Plus Highway 443 revisited, and more in the news
Plus rockets, rejection, and more in the news
Plus informal U.S.-Hamas talks, Palestine next year, and more in the news
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
Plus Jesus and ‘The Simpsons,’ and more
Plus Iran’s sanctions, Obama’s Seder, and more in the news
Plus Petraeus denies ‘linkage,’ and more in the news
Plus Bibi’s missing counter-offer, and more
Things are tense between Obama and Bibi
But Obama is more powerful than ever; 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