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 a pope defends another, the ‘couch crisis,’ and more in the news
Plus, Iran blames the U.S. for killing physicist, and more in the news
Anne Frank protector who saved diaries after arrest was 100
Von Moltke, 98, also essential reading for historians
Schmooozin’, Y-A Holocaust novels, and more
Plus post-Holocaust Picassos, Vampire Weekend’s Jewishness, and more
But she’d be so good at it!
The Foreskin’s Lament author is at work on a new project: a comic novel about genocide
Plus a $200M fraud hits Lakewood, a maybe-march into Gaza, and more
Plus Israeli nuclear whistleblower violates terms, and more
But at least Benedict’s been to Yad Vashem!
Plus ‘Work Will Set You Free’ set free, and more in the news
Plus Iran test-launches and Germany donates to Auschwitz, and more in the news
Plus getting out of Gaza, Yad Vashem’s names, and more
Show suggests ‘Angel of Death’ continued his experiments
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