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 vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
The evangelical, who previously trafficked in anti-Mormon tropes, validated Romney’s religion in his RNC speech
Ultraconservatives get it wrong on birth control: Americans should embrace Judaism’s nuanced approach rather than adhering to absolutes
The movie star Jon Voight, once an icon of the counterculture, is now among America’s loudest conservative voices supporting Israel
NYT profile of David Barton omits white supremacist past
Guess who’s coming to Israel
Mike Huckabee is right and he’s oh so wrong
Plus Balkany gets four, Helen Thomas doubles down, and more
Evangelical ex-governor loves the Jews; will they love him back?
Plus Huckabee hearts Israel, Bullock’s bris, and more
Plus frum dating, ‘nasology,’ Huckabee in Jerusalem, and more
Top Jewish Republican strategist explains issue’s appeal
Palin, Avigdor Lieberman, other ‘friends’ listed as honorary hosts
Online Yiddish, comedic justice, and evangelical fervor
Specter’s travails, Huckabee makes waves again, 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