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
A Ramallah man struggles to find a reading public for Maimonides
Plus big win for Turkey’s Erdogan
Why Iran fears the peace process
Plus Israel and Russia ink historic deal, and more in the news
Hope springs eternal, but could it be for real this time?
Plus: Abbas’ reluctance, Palestinian dissent, and more in the news
Plus Israel’s Gorbachev, and more
Even as Hamas tries to sabotage talks
Plus ambition we can maybe believe in, and more in the news
Plus Rosenfels can’t catch a break, and more
Where the problematic ‘Fayyad Plan’ fits
The freeze extension is the only issue right now
The Settlers offers a gloomy view of how continued occupation of the West Bank will affect Israel and Zionism
P.M. nixes unilateral independence and bi-national state
Plus Yoffie speaks out, 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