The steel magnate—son-in-law of the former president and once a symbol of post-Soviet nepotism—now advocates for the rule of law
The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
A match a century in the making brings two tough, funny, liberated stars into glorious alignment
Sefi Rivlin, the iconic Israeli comedian who died earlier this month, revolutionized the country’s political scene
A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
I’ve struggled for decades to feel comfortable in synagogue as a single woman. Wrapped in a silk prayer shawl, I finally felt at home.
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?
Plus, the Shin Bet arrests two in infamous lynching case from 2000
Israeli tennis team dethrones Federer, Swiss.
Plus among the Hasidim undercover and in drag, and more
The ur-missing child story approaches an end
Plus tension in Lebanon, Iranian provocation, and more in the news
The Shomrim, ultra-Orthodox anti-crime patrols, trace their roots to 1964 Crown Heights, when refugees from Poland refused to cede their blocks
Plus Kleztky’s killer goes insane route, and more in the news
Accused Kletzky killer’s lawyer is new to the neighborhood
Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more
Admitted murderer says he doesn’t know why he killed lost 8-year-old boy
Plus, Levi Aron indicted, schmucks, and more in the news
Community rallies around the mourning Kletzkys
Plus lawyers in Kletzky case tease insanity defense, and more in the news
Plus Arafat’s succesor? and more
Plus Jewish summer camps get their frack on, free Turkish circumcisions, 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