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
The former UN chief is hawking a book and we’ve got some advice
Plus, Romney camp chased by adoring Orthodox wedding party
The United Nations envoy to Syria washes his hands of Syria
Plus, Reform and Conservative rabbis scorned, and more in the news
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
Plus Bibi switches course on settlement neighborhood, and more in the news
Plus yet another new government in Jordan, and more in the news
Diplomacy has failed in Syria. What next?
Plus Annan would leave Assad, the Big Baby and his knishes, and more
Plus is a Syria ceasefire in the offing? and more in the news
Plus concerns of covert Iranian breakout, and more in the news
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