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 Bibi signs off on Sharansky’s new plan for the Western Wall
Two of the slain men in 2011 were Jewish
Deal with U.S. left out one telling item from wishlist
Or Chuck Hagel’s boundless animus toward Israel
Plus Iran targeted Chabad in Bulgaria following Burgas blast
But here’s Cynthia Ozick on the Belieber question
My relative wrote one of the Shoah’s most revealing documents. Why doesn’t anyone know of it?
Plus Yankee fans give a ‘Sweet Caroline’ tribute to Boston victims
The life and times of Isaac Shushan
Plus Venezuelan elections and an Albany update
Plus John Kerry throws a brushback pitch at North Korea
I don’t need Israeli Memorial Day to remember Alex Assaf, the kindest—and tallest—soldier I have ever known
Plus five detained members of Women of the Wall are released
Real intense and real bilingual
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