The crusader against anti-Semitism on why 2013 was bad for the Jews—and why fixing the world starts with fixing ourselves
Even in the Jewish state, ultra-Orthodox Jews look first to their own, and not to secular authorities, for security
The 42-year-old son of the city’s former D.A. emerges as a tailor-made fit for the polyglot metropolis
If all the joy and happiness in the air are making you miserable, try one of these six strategies for how to ruin Dec. 25
A Harvard researcher was convinced he’d found evidence of 1930s movie mogul fascism. But did he get it wrong?
The work, lost for a century, depicts Edgardo Mortara, an Italian Jewish boy seized by Church authorities
I found a memento from my bar mitzvah in my parents’ house. Was it finally time to let go of the past, or was it worth keeping?
I tried to get pregnant for months. But when my fertility treatments worked too well, I faced an unexpected moral quandary.
Overseas, I sought out ways to connect to the community, but when I came home, my old sense of alienation would quickly return
Israeli society debates the value of Haredi jobs, but Patrick Leigh Fermor saw the ultra-Orthodox hard at work
Exploring the Internet led me to knowledge, questions, and, ultimately, leaving the Hasidism I’d grown up with
How the traditionally Orthodox beat the heat
Plus photos show Iran covering up nuke evidence, and more in the news
A shopping trip to Borough Park on Dec. 25 reveals a lesson about pious passivity and dignity—and the value of human relations
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
Seduced by lower rents and edgy bars, a former Hasid moves to hipster Brooklyn. But what he gains in nightlife, he loses in camaraderie. What happened to nosy neighbors?
A year in the life of Luzer Twersky, a 23-year-old former Satmar who left hasidism behind
Brooklyn’s Yehuda Levin wants an ‘Orthodox Tea Party’
For slightly oversweetened morality play
Exhibit by Brooklyn artist on display now
Blizzard disrupts nude bike lane protest
Activists caught repainting Brooklyn’s Bedford Avenue
Trailer for ‘New York, I Love You’ sure to thrill Jewish boys everywhere
Say Russian-language Israeli media, while denying racism
An anthropologist from the Anti-Atlas region travels home to find out what four generations of his countrymen think of Jews
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.