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.
Perennial prize-winners, fear of Christ, and Gibson’s luck
In New York City, the holiday huts come to you
But Natalie Portman shines in new film
And a quarter of them are Jews
No ‘Intifada’ in NYC, ugly Croatian soccer chants
A Manhattan couple repairs the world—five kids at a time
On a lifetime of being thought Jewish
Mayor seeks campaign workers. Yiddish preferred.
Madonna the columnist, the Coen Bros., and more
A military plan, Maccabiah, and more in the news
And explains new album to Boston website
Despite rain, Tel Aviv shore comes to New York, pleasing most
A look at Abraham Hochman, 19th-century Lower East Side clairvoyant
Why was prison-bar mitzvah chaplain meeting with City Hall?
How to make blooming place a desert
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