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
Plus German intelligence official resigns, and more in the news
Plus U.S. joins Arab states to fund Syrian rebels, and more in the news
Hamas, Fatah Are Far Apart, but Hope—and Reason to Hope—Remains
Plus concerns of covert Iranian breakout, and more in the news
Plus Adnan to be released, marching in Damascus, and more in the news
Probably not; but this Fatah-Hamas deal is more interesting than the last one
Plus Bibi in the States, Iran talk for real, and more in the news
New Middle East makes Amman a new center of gravity
Plus ‘Israel Firsters,’ the Americans of Beit Shemesh, and more
Why Ankara might be the next stop for Abbas and Meshal
Meet the new problems, same as the old problems
The logic behind the new Fatah-Hamas unity
Plus drawing 1,027 Palestinians and one Israeli, and more
Not really. Let us count the ways.
Plus, the Turkish complications, and more in the news
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