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
My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared
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
His frequent flier status was revoked for complaining too much, so he sued
Plus Israel rules prostitution earnings can be taxed, and more in the news
Why a quarter of a million people turned out to mourn Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv
Rules that federal judiciary may mediate Congress-president feud
Henry Miller had complicated feelings about Jews, but his works wouldn’t have reached American audiences without them
A question everybody and nobody wants to answer
Plus the Supreme Court takes on Jerusalem, a Jew in Hogwarts, and more
Decline and fall of the WASP
Plus the all-religions yeshiva, and more in the news
We know she has some; tell us what they are!
High Court nominee was at modern Orthodox shul
ADL opposes cross, but opposes theft, too
The nomination as ethnic moment
Plus habemus proximity talks! and more in the news
Plus cartoon Jesus, Gen-Stewart, 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