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.
Your Hamas, history, and Arab Peace Initiative lesson for the day
Plus Houston bomb threats, Haim, and Marc Meron
Plus a West Bank outpost gets named for slain settler
The great Judean builder and his outsized ego are the subject of a monumental Israel Museum exhibit
Plus a New York socialite gets sentenced and John Malkovich arrives in Israel
The anniversary of Bibi’s father’s passing and an old peace initiative
The problem is that the problems will likely continue
Plus Natan Sharansky’s plan goes from hot to naught
In calling for desegregation of the Kotel, the modern movement is actually reviving 19th-century traditions
Parsing an interview with Abe Foxman
In tense Knesset debate, Yesh Atid head critiques Haredi society and defends using Facebook on Shabbat
Playwright Joshua Sobol brings the composer to life on the Vienna stage but can’t bring him home to Tel Aviv
President Obama and the Big America Burger
Plus calls for greater involvement in Syria gather steam
A night with the Israeli Philharmonic in Warsaw
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