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.
Plus Carter on Palestine, diamonds are forever (for Jews), and more
Plus, Kabbalah guru killed, circumcision ban rolled back, and more in the news
Plus, Keret’s thin abode, Facebook won’t delete denial pages, and more
Plus, Clinton criticizes flotilla, Netanyahu Facebook scandal, and more in the news
Plus, teens text on Shabbat, Apple pulls ‘Third Intifada’ app, and more
This Week in Israel: Netanyahu visits Berlusconi, an American-Israeli student is arrested in Egypt, rising cottage-cheese prices cause protests, Book Week begins, and more
Doctrinal disputes impede progress yet again
A new Facebook game, created with help from an American Jewish history professor, introduces players to the complex history of immigration in America
Israeli couple gives thumbs-up name to daughter
Plus R.I.P. Harman, lox vs. smoked salmon, and more
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Group calling for May uprising had recieved more than 300,000 ‘likes’
Josh Yuter, punny Twitterer
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