Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
The Jerusalem neighborhood of Sanhedria Murchevet is beset by fears of a pedophile ring. Here’s what they need to consider.
In honor of a moment of awakening: April 17, 1965, when we got serious about ending the war
A reissue of Meyer Levin’s 1956 novel about the notorious Leopold and Loeb case captures the enduring power of Jewish self-hatred
A thorough new history of the Nazi concentration camps challenges us to face again our fears and weakness
In and out of the fold of ultra-Orthodoxy, Shulem Deen and his father Dovid both pursued honest religious feeling
Yes, we need to teach kids about our history. But our history constitutes a lot more than one tragic event.
And other matters of conjugal bliss in this week’s Talmud study, including a woman’s right to sexual fulfillment
The 136-year-old Baruch Brothers Choir has survived the Holocaust, Communism, and the collapse of the former Yugoslavia
His nomination to be surgeon-general is being held up by NRA lobbying
But here’s Cynthia Ozick on the Belieber question
When I decided that my next book would include a gun, I went to a firing range for the first time—and loved it
From actor to victim, expect to see more of it
Two years after a vicious attack, a new campaign begins
Plus Gabrielle Giffords visits Newtown
Plus Michael Moynihan on the Newtown conspiracy theories
The ‘Meet The Press’ host reportedly breaks DC law on the air
Plus Jerry Seinfeld on the anatomy of a joke
Plus Jews lament their age
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art