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
Innocent people shouldn’t fear walking down the street, whatever their faith—and everyone must push back against the madness
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
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?
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?
My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared
Might Germany prosecute other non-Germans?
Plus relief for survivors, Wizards owner dies, and more in the news
Airline pulls magazine after wrongheaded Holocaust fashion shoot
Polish historian uses the site to reconstruct the life of murdered boy
And blames Glenn Beck for stoking it
Shalit’s release could be imminent, plus Palin’s wisdom, scholarly dissent, and more in the news
Plus a Ponzi scheme in Florida, Nazi imagery, and more in the news
But only some of them, in a multiple-choice poll
Tries to sell museum grandfather Rudolph Hoess’s possessions
Plus voices of reason, a scary costume and more
To honor her body, the writer visits a Tel Aviv tattoo parlor
Plus fetal justice, and two kinds of Holocaust confusion
London’s ‘Guardian’ asks a good question
Perennial prize-winners, fear of Christ, and Gibson’s luck
A stymied traveler, disputed history, and more in the news
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