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?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
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
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
Uptight Brits, offensive vodka, and bootcamp diaries
Obama’s push for peace, Bibi’s peace plan, and more in the morning papers
Drunk American kids visiting Israel discuss Obama, embarrassingly.
Obama in Cairo, and more from the morning papers.
Abortion, gay marriage, and rock ‘n’ roll.
As the U.S.-Israel relationship seems to cool, the new foreign minister visits the Kremlin.
Ehud Barak, Barack Obama, and British academics in today’s papers.
Moses, Madoff, and the comforts of counting
Or, a chronicle of a death foretold
Or, too many leaders and no real choice
A coming-of-age novel set in the Yishuv
An editor looks back on 50 years at the helm of a leading Israeli literary magazine
Back in December, the awesome blogger at frumsatire.net proposed a GPS system
A new book examines the world of Israel’s ‘Arab Jews’
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
Before concessions on borders, Israel demands its safety be guaranteed
How the new structure advances the debate over prayer at the Western Wall
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily
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