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
Signs do not point to Iran
Plus, a British bank may have helped Iran hide $250 billion
Israel’s long-term health is also imperiled
Plus, a German rower goes home early
Meanwhile Ahmadinejad calls for Israel’s destruction…again
A week later, Iran is now issuing a denial
Plus Siyum HaShas and an apology to Turkey?
A question after Barak/Panetta, new sanctions, and Romney/Bibi
Also Rahm + Farrakhan = Crime Fighting Duo?
The fall of Assad’s pro-Iranian regime is a net gain for the U.S., even if what replaces it isn’t a reliable ally
Iran, Argentina, an Israeli response and more
Plus Israelis killing Iranian scientists? and more in the news
At least until the U.S. presidential election, Netanyahu won’t risk angering Obama
Plus Syria only gets worse, and more in the news
Plus German intelligence official resigns, 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