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
The Newark mayor and Senate hopeful has got some game
Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription
How is Israel still responsible for regional peace?
The Child Lord of Instagram is friendly with all the rappers
Plus U.S. chides UN Human Rights Council for excessive focus on Israel
Plus President Obama may nix Israel trip if no new coalition forms
Plus Ambassador Oren’s close link to the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane
Plus fact checking claims on Chuck Hagel
Plus more looks at the Israeli election
Plus impressive contents of the Afghan Geniza are revealed
Ezra Klein and Jeffrey Goldberg weigh in
Losing the only right answer
We must drop the assumption that there is no way to vanquish Hamas. Terrorists have been defeated before.
The film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ and the dangerous failing of the media
Plus the former Penn State President speak
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