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
In a strange new Kindle Single, Heaven and Mel, Joe Eszterhas again recounts the unmaking of a Maccabee epic
Plus anti-Semitism in Ukraine (maybe), Eszterhas on Mel, and more
The movie star’s brand of anti-Semitism, revealed anew in a recent Joe Eszterhas letter, is precisely what made him want to tell the Maccabee story
Plus the Jewish EGOTs, and more
Plus Syrian embassy closed, Christians acting Jewish, and more
Plus how Jews vote, R.I.P. H&H, and more
Plus Jews slowly heading for the GOP? and more
Director is reportedly interested in Exodus project
Paul and Le Pen, Downey stands up for Mel, and more
Plus mysterious goings-on with Egypt, and more in the news
Plus peace talks push, Syrian protests, and more in the news
The dumbest blog post you’ll ever read (and no, it’s not this one)
With a cherry on top?
Fortunately, there are no other Jews in Hollywood
Also, some thoughts on dodging kitchen appliances
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