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
Plus Meshaal in Amman, elections in Israel, and more in the news
How do you say ‘unacceptable nuclear red line’ in Mandarin?
But U.S. options against nuclear program are limited
Plus discord at the negotiating table, and more in the news
Plus Syria abandoned, the Talmud on modesty, and more in the news
A look at what could happen in the coming months
Hope is that economic fears will prompt support for sanctions
Plus updated intel on Iran, and more in the news
U.S. continues to oppose attack; Israel’s plans remain opaque
Plus IDF makes plans for Gaza offensive, and more in the news
Plus Ed Koch presides over his bridge, and more
Plus more Israeli-Palestinian talks, and more in the news
President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu have a chat
A rickety economy and nuclear progress make war more likely
Plus Iran dares Israel with enrichment, 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