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
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
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
The activist behind those anti-Christmas billboards says Judaism is incompatible with the views of nonbelievers—like himself
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
Plus a flashpoint J’lem shul, the right hits Obama, and more in the news
Following the money to the Mossad
Plus intermarriage blessings, George Mitchell in full, and more in the news
The ‘proximity talks,’ and what happens if they fail
Plus Biden in Jerusalem, Iran throws an elbow at Russia, and more in the news
When Chabad arrived in an upscale Tel Aviv neighborhood, its liberal residents didn’t respond with open arms
Plus the China exemption, more power to Levin, and more in the news
Plus China anti-sanctions, U.K. acts on war crimes, and more in the news
Plus a heist wife, Israel’s size does’t matter, and more
Plus oh hi Farrakhan, ‘Brooklyn Shore,’ and more in the news
Figure much higher than at the height of Oslo Accords
Plus not-free speech, Silver Jew, and more
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
And tonight, the ‘Schindler’s List’ theme. Kidding?
What a democratic revolution in Iran would mean for the Islamic Republic’s relationship with Israel
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
Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Shlomo Hagler sued by board members
With a little help from Tablet’s readers
New music from Britney Spears, One Direction, and more
The Rockets small forward is also having a breakout NBA season
The Friday Review of Books
Plus Egypt’s Gen. Sisi is Time readers’ Person of the Year, and more
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