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.
Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.
Policies proposed by Mitt Romney, especially on education, are antithetical to fairness and compassion
Blue-collar bard actually wears blue collar at Obama campaign concert
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
Plus Turkey accuses Russia of arming Syria, and more
A busy week in Holocaust misappropriation
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
Rabbi Meir Soloveichik leads the RNC crowd in prayer
The three factors that explain why a Republican president is no more likely to stage a pre-emptive attack
Even more about the Jews
Plus, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi ousts Egyptian generals
Former Sen. Russ Feingold could replace retiring Sen. Herb Kohl
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