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
Author Lily Brett explores everything from Hendrix to the Holocaust in a thinly veiled autobiographical novel
Gun-rights advocates cite Nazi laws in their defense of the Second Amendment. Is the comparison fair?
In my grandfather’s village, I found the man he’d been before memories of the Holocaust destroyed him
A new collection of Jerzy Kosinski’s interviews and speeches reveals an Everyman who worked on his own terms
After half a century tracking down Nazis for prosecution, Serge Klarsfeld says his work continues
The museum’s striking exhibit revives the work of Polish sculptor and Holocaust survivor Alina Szapocznikow
A drawing by an American, discovered in a Jerusalem junk shop, reveals German Jewry’s lost grandeur
Benoit Mandelbrot, the father of fractal geometry, pens a disturbing new memoir on mathematics—and survival
Teachers say it ‘harms the Palestinian cause’
Will a new conversation about tattoos include my reason for getting one: Jewish pride?
The author, like Israel, takes risks—and lives in opposition to nebbishy Jewish New Yorkers
Berlin’s Jewish Museum gave Judith Butler and Germans permission to indulge dangerous political impulses
Plus the Free Gaza Movement’s promotion of Holocaust revision
Avoiding the U.N. circus would have sent a stronger message about the gravity of the Iranian threat
An excerpt from a dramatic new account of the young Jews behind the Warsaw Ghetto Underground
NPR’s Planet Money wants to reunite Jennifer with her bat mitzvah t-shirt
That’s at least 100 corned beef sandwiches!
South African-born writer Benjamin Pogrund remembers an old friend
Plus Operation Israeli Weather 2.0, and more in the news
Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?
Jerusalem’s Hummus satellite declares war on smart phones
My night with Kanye West and 20,000 other believers
‘Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Call to Transcendence,’ by Shai Held
With raunchy Auschwitz shot, naturally
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