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
Emerging pedagogy looks at life before wartime
Plus Hoffman cancels Israel appearance, and more
Plus Wolpe on Hitch, NYT on Jews, and more
‘Holocaust obfuscation’ continues in the Baltics
But what about their neighbors who freed them?
The Soviet Union obscured victims’ Jewishness
It would equate Nazism and Communism
These are a few of our favorite things, part 1
A love story swallowed by the Holocaust
We’re getting all ver-Klimt, and more
Merkin delves into a psychologist’s past, and more in the news
Leslie Buck, who designed the Anthora, was 87
Plus can’t anyone here impose these sanctions? and more in the news
From your office chair
Time hasn’t healed it, and the people aren’t helping
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