The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
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
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
A tale of two competing efforts
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
Elliott Abrams wants ‘crippling sanctions’ … for now
Plus proximity talks to begin this week, and more in the news
Abrams, TNR prefer a U.S. strike on Iran to an Israeli one
Would Israel launch a preemptive strike—despite U.S. opposition—to prevent an Iranian bomb? Despite its bluster, probably not.
Why pick on our friends but not our enemies?
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
Plus A’jad in Damascus, Madoff by any other name, and more
Trita Parsi, the second pillar of the U.S. Iran lobby, wants to the be the public face of Iranian-Americans
Plus don’t cry for A’jad, Elie Wiesel, and more
How Flynt Leverett and his wife, Hillary Mann Leverett, became leading advocates for doing business with Tehran
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
Plus Bibi wants a Gaza probe (really), and more in the news
There is no fooling the Iranian president
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