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.
Wariness over Egypt and Jordan, and hope for common ground
Plus Libya fallout, Ian McEwan, and more
Plus Iran boasts about ships, ‘Isratine,’ and more in the news
Plus Gaddafi the Jew, Reconstructionism goes mainstream, and more
When Israeli artist Rafram Chaddad visited Libya to document its once-thriving Jewish community, he was accused of espionage and put in jail. Now free, he tells of his five months in captivity.
A recent book takes a detailed look at the A.Q. Khan network, which helped supply Iran’s nuclear program
Plus Yitzhak Rabin Gallery, new trailers, and more
Plus the non-freeze, the non-talks, and more in the news
Although probe is criticized as soft
Plus Zuckerman the speechwriter, and more
Plus IDF cleared on flotilla, another boat approaches, and more in the news
How the Mossad assassinated my tropical vacation
Plus Merkel’s pledge, Labor’s pains, Boteach’s bid, and more
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, and more in the news
Mitchell’s still trying, Goldstone up next week, and more in the news
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