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.
Plus Israel may have more time with Iran, and more in the news
There are thousands of destitute Holocaust survivors living in the New York area
David Berman and his father’s sins
Cordoba House is like a JCC for Muslims
Real-life Orthodox drug kingpin arrested
Exhibit by Brooklyn artist on display now
The 19th-century murder scandal that ended the reign of New York’s Sephardic aristocracy
The five best potato pancakes in New York City
Bike lane disappears in Brooklyn after months of Hasidic complaints
The New York-Montreal deathmatch
But did it?
Plus a break for Baltimore’s Jewish paper, Yiddish flu-prevention, and more
The end of New York’s Jewish voting bloc, plus Israel on Iran, a Chinese shift on Goldstone, and more in the news
A starving school, an appetite for Israel, and the finer points of slaughter
N.Y. pols abandon J Street, a rough pageant, and a would-be Jewish state
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