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
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
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
The activist behind those anti-Christmas billboards says Judaism is incompatible with the views of nonbelievers—like himself
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
If Saudi Arabia gets the bomb, the rest of the Middle East is likely to go nuclear
How it could break the Palestinian impasse
Plus the Islamic center around the world, and more in the news
Israel and Arab states share fear of Iran
A recent book takes a detailed look at the A.Q. Khan network, which helped supply Iran’s nuclear program
Plus Obama threatens Turkey, and more in the news
‘The New Yorker’ visits Tehran
As border heats up, rebuke of U.S. funding block
Plus NYT to Abbas: Come to the table, and more
Plus A’jad’s mysterious firecracker and a warning of war
Plus Lebanon simmering, and more
Plus Israel files internal Gaza War charges, and more in the news
Part 2 of 2: Ramin Ahmadi, Lokman Slim, Martin Kramer, and Jacob Weisberg consider the president’s policies in the region.
Intel, IBM, and Coca-Cola are too ‘Zionist’
Plus Shalits on the march, and more in the news
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