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?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
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
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
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
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
Contrary to conventional wisdom, Israelis haven’t become radicals. They’ve just abandoned a delusion.
Did Shelly Yachimovich, by avoiding matters of national security, kill Israel’s Labor Party?
Plus more fuel for the theory that Adolf Hitler escaped Berlin for Argentina
Losing the only right answer
Ignoring cultural difference and overestimating politics has left us without a resolution. We can do better.
Plus Jewish baseball great Kevin Youkilis to play for Israel
Dani Dayan makes noise we’ll be hearing about all day
What remains of Revisionist Zionism, the ideology of the late Benzion Netanyahu, is its 11th commandment: Don’t be a fool.
Plus Pollard implores Obama, the next flotilla, and more in the news
A liberal Jewish journalist in Israel wonders where her allegiance lies
Against binationalism, and more
On Israel’s left and right, calls for binationalism are gaining ground. But the idea is a betrayal of Zionism, and of Judaism.
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
Palestinians more impoverished; ultra-Orthodox more hungry
Plus Ehud Barak backs settlement freeze, Gilad Shalit writes home, 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