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
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
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
The activist behind those anti-Christmas billboards says Judaism is incompatible with the views of nonbelievers—like himself
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
Plus calls for greater involvement in Syria gather steam
Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?
An Israeli director is beaten in France, and his film, Rock the Casbah, gets mired in politics of perception
Plus Israel fends off hackers, Yom Hashoah gets Instagrammed
Yariv Horowitz was reportedly beaten just before winning best film award
French Jews are quietly moving to New York, London, and Israel
Can a group of French students force Twitter to release the names of users posting anti-Semitic tweets?
The Frenchman, believe it or not, is back in the news
And just as horsemeat is becoming trendy
The former IMF Chief’s latest saga yields some impressive turns of phrase
Plus David Axelrod gets a new gig
Plus President Obama addresses BBYO International Convention
A look back on the week that was
There are too many troubling things to keep up with
Plus Brooklyn College endures BDS scandal
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