Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
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
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
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?
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
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
Plus Bibi’s new land grab, and more in the news
Plus, Syria resolution vetoed, Grapel still jailed, and more in the news
How a group of teenage believers could reshape the Israeli-Palestinian struggle
Will the P.A. go through with its statehood bid?
Plus will the real Flagman please stand up? and more in the news
Plus, Obama and the Jews, Obama and a Jew named Kinky, and more
Plus, Kristen Stewart’s dreidl, the Madoff divorce, and more
Let’s get ready to rumble!
Illicit love flourishes in a West Bank supermarket
Not that you’d know it from the anti-‘politics’ protesters
Plus, a dispatch from the flotilla, the properly sized bagel, and more
Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress this week, filled with falsehoods and untruths, defies the spirit of this week’s parasha, which urges us to be diligent with numbers and facts
Plus R.I.P. Harman, lox vs. smoked salmon, and more
Plus Syria worsens, and more in the news
Plus Chabon’s awesome new Nazi-fighting show, and more
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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