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
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
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
The activist behind those anti-Christmas billboards says Judaism is incompatible with the views of nonbelievers—like himself
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
Why American-born athletes Donald Sanford and Jillian Schwartz are competing for Israel’s team in London
Forget the Olympics and going for the gold. Books about baseball show kids why it’s OK—even good—not to win.
The real reason the Olympic Committee refuses to commemorate the Israeli athletes murdered in Munich
In praise of this great Jewish competitor
From Hunger Games to the London Olympics, archery—a Lag B’Omer tradition and great girl-power sport—is hot
Plus Obama returns Ponzi-ist’s money, and more
The three brave Viennese Jewish swimmers who boycotted Hitler’s Olympics
Plus Shultz joins Team Pollard, and more in the news
For an Orthodox preteen, Tonya Harding was a hero—and a Purim inspiration
Plus not-free speech, Silver Jew, and more
Plus ‘Schindler’ lands ice dancers in 10th, and more in the news
And tonight, the ‘Schindler’s List’ theme. Kidding?
After the testosterone-fueled commercial wasteland of the Super Bowl, Olympics spots show some love to women.
Mormon gold medalist’s inspired first name
Plus strong words from the U.N., mazel tov to Torah Bright, 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