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.
Turns out Jewish Chairmen of the Federal Reserve have spotty records
Plus everything you might want to know about sequestration
How some are making the case for nomination of Hagel for defense secretary
A profile of Boteach the candidate
When the comments on the blogs of Stephen Walt, Andrew Sullivan, Philip Weiss, and Glenn Greenwald turn ugly, who should be held accountable? Plus: A Jew-baiter’s lexicon.
A love story swallowed by the Holocaust
Formerly banned from U.S., professor preaches limited reform
Looking back at ‘A Serious Man’
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Includes Bloomberg and Soros; does not include Adelson
Plus the truth about kosher, Israel and Micronesia, and more
Please resume thinking of us when you think ‘Tablet’
Connecticut AG Richard Blumenthal expected to win Dodd’s seat
Merry Nittel Nacht!
Plus landing a White House invite, Dylan vs. Diamond, 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