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
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
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
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
When I got married, my sheitel was a symbol of my wedding vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
Blogger’s bizarre ideology sees America and Israel in active cahoots to destroy the freedoms of the entire world
Some people are not happy about this
New developments from last week’s controversial panel
Brooklyn College’s controversial event churns out more controversy
Jamie Kirchick takes us on an insider’s tour of Europe
Judith Butler is the perfect recipient for a prize named after the patron saint of obfuscation
Berlin’s Jewish Museum gave Judith Butler and Germans permission to indulge dangerous political impulses
Plus Israel stays course regarding Turkey, and more
Bedeviled: when conscience rebels against the dictates of tradition
Plus great old photos of great old Jews, and more
It is no accident that Simone de Beauvoir wrote The Second Sex while having an affair with Jewish novelist Nelson Algren
Philosopher Judith Butler Redefines ‘Zionist’
Butler, West, others speak at Cooper Union
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