The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
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
Sefi Rivlin, the iconic Israeli comedian who died earlier this month, revolutionized the country’s political scene
A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
I’ve struggled for decades to feel comfortable in synagogue as a single woman. Wrapped in a silk prayer shawl, I finally felt at home.
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?
Rosh Hashanah wishes from the prez
A High Holidays online service that asks probing questions and remembers your answers
Rosh Hashanah resolutions from Matisyahu, Michael Showalter, Ayelet Waldman, and others
How synagogues and their congregants are handling the economic downturn
Like generations of Jewish service members, my husband, a Navy pilot, will spend the High Holidays overseas
From the archives: A year into the financial meltdown, the calendar keeps turning, and so does the economic cycle
As Yom Kippur approaches: ‘Fido, I owe you one’
From the archives: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past
Everything you ever wanted to know about the holiday
The do-it-yourself approach to synagogue security
High Holidays in the recession
High-priced holidays, blushing brides, and a wasted plea
So many questions, including: will Youkilis play?
New albums find inspiration in the Passover haggadah
Gray areas, the Golden Gate, and parodic justice
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