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?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
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
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
Plus Scuds across the border, street-name showdown, and more in the news
The first Passover celebrations included neither haggadah nor seder. With the passage of millennia, the two have become central elements. Herewith an interactive guide to the collage of texts that constitutes the holiday’s guidebook.
Egypt (quietly) restores 1000-year-old school
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, and more in the news
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Bemoans lack of ‘real progress’ since 1979
Plus Palestinian statehood en español et français, and more in the news
Just in case you were wondering
A Mideast power shift and the death of Anatevka
Plus Qaeda in Israel, the tefillin non-bomb, and more in the news
Plus happy 100th to a New York knishery, and more
Newly discovered tombs indicate laborers were paid
Plus Bush sold Arab states advanced weapons, and more in the news
Multibillion-dollar arms deal thrown into mix
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