The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
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
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
Plus Syrian fire hits IDF jeeps near the border between Israel and Syria
Palestinian leader takes two steps forward on right of return, two steps back
Joe rides the Shabbat elevator with McCain, tells a bad joke
Plus Sheldon Adelson makes his case
The Republican’s vision—based on choice and dignity, not dependence—is why Jews should support him
What drives the president—the chasm between the world as it is and ought to be—is what drives the Jewish people
Do we call this greenwashing, dankwashing, stinkwashing?
Obama’s Jack Lew and Romney’s Tevi Troy Spar, Then Pray, In Cleveland
Plus Macedonia holds its first-ever Limmud conference
A poll shows that 85 percent of American-Israelis went for Romney. But some ask whether they should vote at all.
Plus Anti-Semitic attacks in the United States are down from 2010
And everything that’s wrong with the American discourse on Israel
On the anniversary of Rabin’s murder, the left-wing leadership can’t organize a unified rally to commemorate it
Plus Amar’e, Toulouse, and stuffed cabbage kugel
Does Netanyahu need to look over his shoulder?
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