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
Plus five detained members of Women of the Wall are released
Real intense and real bilingual
Naftali Bennett just received one
The State Department cables show that the Palestinian leader was a key asset to the U.S. during the Kissinger years
The Torah tells us to put a blue thread on our tzitzit. Why has it taken 1,300 years to figure out how?
Plus a bipartisan deal on guns checks
The American-born Jewish terrorist gets two life sentences
Looking at Natan Sharansky’s proposal
Devaluing peace awards has never been so fun
Plus Poland’s ban on ritual slaughter will end supply of kosher meat
Plus Israel fends off hackers, Yom Hashoah gets Instagrammed
A scary incident in Austria shows that in the standoff against Iran, Europe is not standing up to the mullahs
The Jewish Agency chief promises that no arrests will be made
The Women of the Wall are not happy about this
Plus New York’s circumcision consent form is not stopping a problem
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