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
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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
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
When I got married, my sheitel was a symbol of my wedding vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
His thoughts on Jewish strength, Jewish weakness, and the secret history of the Judeo-Episcopate in America
Plus Boston bombing suspect getting donations, setbacks in Syria, and more
Each Purim, star academics like Milton Friedman and Alan Dershowitz debate: latkes or hamantaschen?
Plus Hagel apologies for his previous remarks on the Jewish lobby
Yanni Hufnagel, the Crimson’s assistant coach, is one of the most promising recruiters in the sport
A brilliant young Harvard Ph.D. faces jail for impersonating a Bible scholar—and rival of his father
The latest collection from the great Jewish poet Frederick Seidel expresses intimate revulsion at human feats
The Fan Who Knew Too Much collects Anthony Heilbut’s essays on politics, culture, and gospel music
Wunderkind Democrat Andrei Cherny, ‘Clinton’s heir,’ is focusing on the Jewish state in his race for Congress
Gertrude Stein’s ties to Nazis, revisited at the museum, shouldn’t eclipse her nurturing of young artists
Allan Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind remains as important as ever, and as misunderstood, 25 years after the 1980s culture wars
As Israel Apartheid Week returns to college campuses across the country, how should supporters of Israel fight the battle for hearts and minds?
Western public intellectuals have a bad habit of supporting unsavory regimes like Muammar Qaddafi’s not for money or intellectual rigor but because of vanity
The ‘TNR’ editor heads for the Holy Land
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