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
Plus Bibi offers now-famous U.N. interpreter a job, and more in the news
Plus Billy Crystal in ‘Schmuck Dynasty,’ and more in the news
As political and financial crises deepen in Western Europe, French Jewry is facing a familiar test
Plus with Syrian conflict in mind, Israel plans a fence in the Golan Heights
Plus Amar’e, Toulouse, and stuffed cabbage kugel
Paris marks its liberation, pays tribute to deported Jews
Plus Hollande’s remarks on the 70th anniversary of the Vel d’Hiv roundup.
New French president was elected without majority of Jewish support
And in Greece, neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of vote
While potential far-right spoiler Le Pen throws Sarkozy under the bus
François Hollande is favorite to be next French president
Plus, resources on anti-Semitism in France
French police suspect ultra-right attacker; meanwhile, election is affected
The French President has taken up the far-right line on ritual slaughter
And Israel becomes a part of the patrie, for voting purposes
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