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.
If Saudi Arabia gets the bomb, and more
If Saudi Arabia gets the bomb, the rest of the Middle East is likely to go nuclear
Israel and Arab states share fear of Iran
Plus Kagan discusses Chinese food, and more in the news
Geoffrey Wawro’s Quicksand misses an opportunity to make an isolationist critique of U.S. Middle East policy
Why pick on our friends but not our enemies?
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, and more in the news
Plus the talks must go on, Iranian dissenters, and more in the news
Where we see coincidences in U.S. news coverage of the Middle East, locals see conspiracies—and sometimes they’re right
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
A Mideast power shift and the death of Anatevka
The rabbis’ silence, trouble with Saudis, and more
Is the Obama administration putting the U.S.-Saudi relationship on ice?
Plus Bush sold Arab states advanced weapons, and more in the news
Plus Colorado shuls are cyber-attacked, and more
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