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
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
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
Cartoonist Milt Gross’s 1927 visit from a Yiddish-accented St. Nicholas
How a latter-day vaudevillian from Kansas City got himself to speak perfect Yiddish
Berkeley symposium took a prurient look at Yiddish culture
A new box set offers a taste of one of the world’s great Jewish music collections
What the use of Yiddish phrases can tell us about contemporary American Jewry
I.J. joins I.B. with his own Facebook ‘Appreciation Society’
Happy Columbus Day! Plus, Abbas flipped, the Coens dissed, and Potok staged
Ad ran in Yiddish paper, candidate denies placing it
Online Yiddish, comedic justice, and evangelical fervor
Yinglish, anti-Israel Zionism, and a badge of dishonor
Mayor seeks campaign workers. Yiddish preferred.
A military plan, Maccabiah, and more in the news
‘And make an extra sale,’ 1950s brochure advises
A look at Abraham Hochman, 19th-century Lower East Side clairvoyant
You just got a little more Jewish
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