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
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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
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
When I got married, my sheitel was a symbol of my wedding vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
Plus survivors benefits, Ofer Contra, and more
Hersh makes the case in ‘The New Yorker’
While U.N. concludes Syrian site was atomic
Plus, Mamet Agonistes, Korean Jews, and more
What Obama and Bibi will say (and what Abbas will be thinking), and more in the news
Plus Obama at AIPAC, Obama vs. Iran, and more
Plus a Jewish baseball milestone, Larry King’s bagelry, and more
Plus, Abbas vows no Hamas in West Bank, Egyptian violence, and more in the news
Plus Barak unafraid, Turkey down, and more in the news
Plus who will stop Assad? and more in the news
Plus anorexia among the Orthodox, and more in the news
Plus Jews consider Obama, and more in the news
‘VF’ piece suggests worm may not be the panacea many hoped
Lending a hand to the spokesman for Iran’s nuclear program
Plus the great neocon crack-up, and more
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