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 Russian Jews for Jesus in Brighton Beach, and more in the news
Flashes daily Daf Yomi portions and Hebrew translations before your eyes
But a Google rep did go to Israel for a Knesset committee meeting about it
Google close to buying Israeli start-up for $1.3 billion
Q&A: Tech guru Steve Blank talks about Thailand, secret high-tech, and the Valley’s Jewish moment
Plus Michael Dell might have some opposition as he tries to buyout his company
Known for its opulence, Google does its Tel Aviv employees a solid
Plus a look back on Lincoln Square Synagogue
Sarah Bunin Benor’s new Jewish English Lexicon crowd-sources distinctive contributions to the language
Plus students break the dreidel world record, which apparently exists
Israel’s biotech field and the stem cells game.
Will Silicon Valley darling become BDS target?
Few people know the programming languages like Java and Ruby that run the modern world. The People of the Book should fight against this illiteracy.
Plus, Alan Gross’ assignment, the recovery rabbi, and more in the news
Plus, the hottest kosher spot on the Upper West Side, and more
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