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.
Plus much ado about nothing roses, and more
Why we must remember the Armenians
Plus Le Pen’s good day, go Vols, and more in the news
Plus intermarriage blessings, George Mitchell in full, and more in the news
Plus Hitler the abortionist, the Sabbath Manifesto, and more
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, and more
George Friedman built a private, subscription-based CIA. But is his intel any good?
Why peace with Syria is more urgent than ever
Sniping and saber-rattling at unusually high levels
Auslander does death, Turkey’s rise, and more
Israel and its closest Muslim ally are drifting apart, thanks to internal pressures on Ankara that are unlikely to change
And how possible Palestinian self-sovereignty could prompt progress
Plus still unclear who killed Hamas weapons guy, and more in the news
Plus the Turkish debate, Holocaust remembrance, and more in the news
A Mideast power shift and the death of Anatevka
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