A new campaign strategy for Anthony Weiner, courtesy of Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, and more
The influential former secretary of state—courtier, careerist, proud American, conflicted Jew—turns 90
As political and financial crises deepen in Western Europe, French Jewry is facing a familiar test
Thrill to the Jewish Philosopher Queen as she does battle with boring Nazis, The New Yorker, and Mossad
The Bluths, returning this weekend for a fourth season, are the Jewish world’s archetypal family
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
Serving as an Army chaplain gave one cantor a new view of the holiday, and a belief in a brighter future
Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
On Thursday, lions and tigers performed alongside the Yeshiva Boys Choir for 20,000 Jews at the Barclays Center
A former rabbi-teacher of mine has been accused of molesting students. So, why can’t I stop thinking of the good he did?
It’s time we update our pantheon of Emotional Canadian Jews: Like Leonard Cohen and Drake, William Shatner lays his soul on the track with abandon
Outside my cloistered yeshiva, I found a new social order and a friend who, unlike me, was trusting enough to submit to someone else’s authority
Denim defined fashion for a generation of frum schoolgirls, who played with Orthodoxy’s rules of modesty through small acts of sartorial rebellion. A slideshow of one woman’s beskirted past.
Plus, Salita scores a KO, and more in the news
The world’s most important leftist intellectual talks about his Zionist childhood and his time with Hezbollah
Fall fashion may make observers of us all
Disgraced rabbi may have avoided formal condemnation
Disgraced rabbi still running yeshiva
Plus a school war in N.Y., and more in the news
A starving school, an appetite for Israel, and the finer points of slaughter
If most American girls lose their confidence as they mature, what happens in a religious community that segregates the sexes?
Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
Street performers who pose for tourists by the Colosseum battle city authorities
Plus Israeli electric car manufacturer runs of gas money?
A rabbi and a serviceman meet while helping homeless vets
The world cries ‘fowl’ about his culinarily curious choice of grub
The global love for Jewish caricatures endures
On the Guardian columnist’s response to the terror attack in London
Plus drones, bacon, Billy Joel, and the Church of Scotland
Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription
…that he doesn’t want them to do comedy
We profiled Medea Benjamin back last year
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.