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 vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
A boon to all three, a threat to Islamist terrorism
A tour of restaurants in the Holy Land
Local techies see the device as akin to food, shelter
Plus minutes, stats, and zippers
Wailing over the Wall
Robert Malley, a former Clinton official, says Hamas must be engaged
Plus Israel insists on ‘homegrown’ peace, and more in the news
A new wave of American populism could be good for the Jews
The Palestinians wait; Syria could be Israel’s shortcut
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
Plus Jesus and ‘The Simpsons,’ and more
Elliott Abrams, who oversaw the Middle East for George Bush, says the recent Israel crisis reflects how the Obama team is doing business with the rest of the world
Should look more familiar to Israelis
A new president, a hard push for hard sanctions
When we were kids, I wanted to follow in my brother’s footsteps. Now, as adults, I’m reminded why.
Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?
Jerusalem’s Hummus satellite declares war on smart phones
My night with Kanye West and 20,000 other believers
‘Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Call to Transcendence,’ by Shai Held
With raunchy Auschwitz shot, naturally
You can finally blame today’s awful music on your children
Plus Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline finally happening, and more in the news
Will European health officials take note?
Citing cost, Israeli premier ignites a firestorm among detractors
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