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.
Reigniting criticism of the country’s equation of the Holocaust and Soviet occupation
The reVILNA digital mapping project seeks to restore the lives that were lived before they became anonymous victims
Eliyahu Stern’s new biography makes an ambitious case for Elijah of Vilna as the Jewish Beethoven
A Yale president’s forebear was an enigmatic and pro-Christian member of the famed rabbinic dynasty
Plus the problem with the new Arabic Talmud, and more
Why this corner of the Shoah is often overlooked
The Lithuanian sponsors of a Holocaust education program have a dark history of their own
An American Jew brings bagels back to Vilnius
These are a few of our favorite things, part 1
Anti-Semitism envoy accused of obfuscating Holocaust obfuscation
Holocaust non-denial denial, the Jew behind the Apollo, and more
By arguing that Nazi and Soviet crimes are equal, Lithuania is airbrushing the Holocaust out of its history
‘How,’ ‘The Lead Plates at the Rom Press,’ and ‘1981’
Rockets, skulls, and more from 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