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.
John Travolta’s massages, ‘homosexual Jewish men’ in Hollywood, and the true nature of prejudice
Plus Paul’s turn on Jerusalem, the Marvin Miller baseball card, and more
Here’s what to root for
Spielberg, rumored to be involved, probably isn’t
The newest George Lucas production, Red Tails, forces a Star Wars nerd to come to terms with a troubling philosophy
Plus, microarchaeology in Ashkelon, ranking Spielberg’s hits, and more
Schindler’s List is astoundingly stupid, Inglourious Basterds is cartoonishly potent, and more in our list of the greatest Jewish movies of all time
Director is reportedly interested in Exodus project
Plus the U.S. reacts strongly to Iran nuclear report, and more
Yes, you can put the three together in one sentence
This week in Israel: ‘Iron Dome’ missile defense protects Ashkelon, Lieberman flushes and prepares for indictment, a train crashes, Justin Bieber gets tangled up, and more
‘Survivor’ meets ‘E.R.’ meets Jerusalem
A Torah portion of difficult choices
Settlements vs. Iran, Spielberg honored, and more in the news
From directing sharks to donating a Torah
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