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
But here’s Cynthia Ozick on the Belieber question
When I decided that my next book would include a gun, I went to a firing range for the first time—and loved it
From actor to victim, expect to see more of it
Two years after a vicious attack, a new campaign begins
Plus Gabrielle Giffords visits Newtown
Plus Michael Moynihan on the Newtown conspiracy theories
The ‘Meet The Press’ host reportedly breaks DC law on the air
Plus Jerry Seinfeld on the anatomy of a joke
Plus Jews lament their age
As we debate gun policy in the wake of Newtown, we should heed the wisdom of the Jewish sages
And implicates President Obama in a cover up
Gun-rights advocates cite Nazi laws in their defense of the Second Amendment. Is the comparison fair?
Plus the Women of the Wall return
It’s the Jewish state’s gun culture, not its laws, that prevents mass shootings like the one in Connecticut
Plus John Kerry to replace Clinton at State Department
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