Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
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
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
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?
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
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
Michael Oren, Israel’s U.S. ambassador, says Washington will always need his country as an ally
Salam Fayyad tries to build a state
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Plus diplomatic rifts, the real German passport, and more
Did Mossad kill Hamas’s main weapons man?
Plus Firth plays Stern, Ayalon goes after J Street, and more
Points to shoddy animation (and horrifying anti-Semitism)
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
Plus U.S. Nazi hunting, a foiled plot in Yemen, and more in the news
Speculation on a post-Abbas Palestinian Authority
Palestinian president won’t run in election called for January
According to memo obtained by AP
A stymied traveler, disputed history, and more in the news
Between Fatah and Hamas, that is
At U.N. next month, albeit informally
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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