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
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
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
The activist behind those anti-Christmas billboards says Judaism is incompatible with the views of nonbelievers—like himself
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
And blames his housing minister in record time
Amidst peace talks, six West Bank settlements added to national funding list
Plus bad things keep happening at bucolic Oberlin College
Under rookie politician Naftali Bennett, religious Zionism is finally becoming Israel’s political mainstream
Looking at the overblown rhetoric on settlements, shameful silence on Syria
How else would we know what’s going on in the world?
If the past few weeks are any guide, it looks like the open feud between Jerusalem and Washington is over
Plus a report that Israel wanted to bomb Syria chemical stockpiles
West Bank tour companies are giving a new look at the land
The intellectual pariah, author of two new books, on Noam Chomsky, BDS, the Holocaust, and Whitney Houston
Obama has bullied the Jewish state more than any president in history, according to op-ed pages and partisans. They said the same about Reagan.
Oren slams call; J Street’s Ben-Ami praises analysis, differs on prescription
Plus Iran faces inflation and may admit inspectors, and more in the news
Israel’s foreign minister threatens to bring government down
Plus, next week the flotilla, settlement clash, and more in the news
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