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?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
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
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
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
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
Plus great old photos of great old Jews, and more
Israel cautiously welcomes an embryonic, potential new democracy
Plus an uprising in Jordan, an argument in D.C., and more
Ehud Barak should forsake his arrogance, take a page from Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, and recognize that leading can require giving up power
Plus R.I.P. Sonia Peres, and more in the news
Napolitano nixes Israel-style procedures for U.S.
Bibi and Peres denounced Israel’s racist rabbis. They can do better.
The octogenarian president loves him some teen pop sensation
Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more
It’s time for Israel to rethink its rejection of the Armenian Genocide
Inside the West’s once-ally
The Kadima leader says Israel is not the safest place in the world for Jews
Plus Peres and Barak paint the town red, and more
A new book argues for the enduring significance of the 1917 Balfour Declaration
Despite diminishing numbers, a historical Jewish community thrives in Azerbaijan
With a little help from Tablet’s readers
New music from Britney Spears, One Direction, and more
The Rockets small forward is also having a breakout NBA season
The Friday Review of Books
Plus Egypt’s Gen. Sisi is Time readers’ Person of the Year, and more
Before concessions on borders, Israel demands its safety be guaranteed
How the new structure advances the debate over prayer at the Western Wall
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
Happy Hanukkah from Palermo, Sicily
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