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.
Meanwhile, there’s some optimism that a deal can be made next week
‘Let us act in keeping with the lessons of that dark night by speaking out against anti-Semitism and intolerance’
And other strange developments
Obama asked AIPAC to support a strike. Now everyone’s blaming the Jews.
Watch President Obama’s Rosh Hashanah message
Except Shimon Peres
Plus drones, bacon, Billy Joel, and the Church of Scotland
Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription
Plus a New York socialite gets sentenced and John Malkovich arrives in Israel
Plus a surprising video from the ADL
Meanwhile, chaos in Syria takes a major Assad ally
But young Israeli leaders want deeds to match words
POTUS is greeted by Bibi, sees Iron Dome, avoids a broken down limo
Plus the Baltimore Ravens will NOT be playing on Rosh Hashanah
Taking a metaphor to its logical extreme
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