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 Dutch FM to EU: Put Hezbollah on terror group list
Falsely accuses rabbi of leaving Jerusalem out of benediction
Spectacle is evidence of incompetence, not anti-Israel conspiracy.
Stresses “golden and capital city” after it was temporarily cut from platform
Party platform amended to include Jerusalem—and delegates boo loudly
Plus State of Berlin legalizes circumcision
Plus the Democratic platform: no word on Jerusalem
Plus U.S. snags $150m from Canadian bank linked to Hezbollah
Plus a settler leader gets profiled by the Times
Israel’s main library remains underfunded and short on staff, even as neighboring cultural institutions thrive
The Moby-Dick author sought spiritual connection on an 1857 Holy Land trip. He found dust and rocks instead.
Israel fears a crisis in Egypt, but the U.S. remains calm. How did these allies come to see things so differently?
Why a quarter of a million people turned out to mourn Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv
Everything you need to know about Mitt’s visit (and more)
After 119 years, the windmill will turn again
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