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
Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news
In face of horrors and condemnations, engagement still continues
The recent massacres in Oslo, Norway, and Hama, Syria, were both carried out by heartless sociopaths. Why does one of them—Syria’s Bashar al-Assad—continue to enjoy diplomatic relations with Washington?
What it could mean for Israel
Obama condemns assault on civilians, again stops short of demanding ouster
Plus, the Jew who made anti-sharia big, and more in the news
Plus, Kabbalah guru killed, circumcision ban rolled back, and more in the news
Plus, circumcision initiative may be removed from S.F. ballot, and more in the news
Plus, Levi Aron indicted, schmucks, and more in the news
But the Syrian regime and its domestic opponents share a view of Israel
Meanwhile, U.S. backs away from supporting dissidents
But do his words and deeds represent a policy shift?
Plus long-range Iranian missiles, and more in the news
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
Plus officially no Palestinian unity, 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