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 ‘proximity talks,’ and what happens if they fail
Plus Biden in Jerusalem, Iran throws an elbow at Russia, and more in the news
Plus China anti-sanctions, U.K. acts on war crimes, and more in the news
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
Plus oh hi Farrakhan, ‘Brooklyn Shore,’ and more in the news
Plus carping over gefilte fish, and more bad puns
Figure much higher than at the height of Oslo Accords
Plus ‘Schindler’ lands ice dancers in 10th, and more in the news
Foxman speaks on UC-Irvine Oren incident
Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
Plus Oren shouted down, Touro’s Lander dies, and more in the news
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
On the Golan, Hamas, and—yes—J Street
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