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 cancer-gene screening campaign sparks debate in Israel, and more
B-movie sci-fi scheme unraveled by FBI, Schenectady Reform synagogue, and Ku Klux Klan informant. But was it dangerous?
Plus a settler leader gets profiled by the Times
Most of the time, Larry Bazer runs a shul in Massachusetts. But for the past six months, he served in the military as the only rabbi in Afghanistan.
Plus Rivers crosses Palin and lives to tell about it, and more
Soviet Jews survived by gaming the system, so it’s no surprise some felt entitled to fraudulently claim reparations from Germany
American Jews haven’t stood up for Jonathan Pollard. That might finally be changing.
Newly revealed document shows CIA awareness
The foiled Yemeni bomb plot shows why anti-Semitism isn’t only about Jews
Was Meir Kahane’s murder al-Qaida’s earliest attack on U.S. soil?
Plus Staten Island Jew-listing, and more
When I lived upstairs from the Jewish Defense Organization, Hitler was a presence on the Lower East Side
Plus Merkel the pro-Israel maverick, and more in the news
Plus the slain Iranian physicist, Dysentery-a, and more
Six were killed in local Chabad House
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