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
A look, by the numbers
Plus a break for Baltimore’s Jewish paper, Yiddish flu-prevention, and more
Plus Iran responds, the high cost of kosher, and more in the news
Israeli expats are bringing the sounds of their youth to new jazz projects
A cuddly Jewish monster, another con man, and multi-denominational togetherness
Only in the West Bank, kids
Rights group says territories receive insufficient water supplies
Plus an Israeli in the NBA, Lebanese rockets, and more in the news
Plus a rabbi’s odd crime, Ivanka’s wedding tchotchkes, and more
Would provide marriage rights for non-Jewish Israelis
Biennial drill will test both countries’ missile-defense systems
Plus nukes for all, an ambivalent Egypt, and more
An admission they were broken, or needed update for age of terrorism?
Plus hate on parade, wholesome pinups, and more
And we write an entire item without making a Jews-and-Chinese food joke!
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