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 wedding vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
Chemical weapons or not, the next few weeks in Syria will be tough to watch
After Columbia controversy, Sheherazad Jaafari is at The New School
And other questions we never thought we’d ask
Plus more arrests are made in Toulouse shooting
Plus, is Israel retaliating for the UN vote?
A few more countries jump ship, signaling landslide ahead
Plus a possible detente with Turkey and Israel?
A double standard between Israel and Gaza, Israel and the world
BBC falls for terrible acting in Gaza
Plus reports that rockets have now hit Israel from Sinai
The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and the civil war in Syria are bringing violence to Israel’s borders
The general was one of few who understood that Iran was at war with the U.S., and no bargain could be struck
Plus Yasser Arafat to be exhumed
The JFNA General Assembly gets evacuated
Plus New York Governor Cuomo asks for $30 billion for Hurricane Sandy
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