Al Seckel held legendary parties in the 1980s and 90s, with attendees ranging from Slash to Francis Crick. He later became a collector of optical illusions and gave a TED talk on the topic. He may have also misled and defrauded many of the people he came into contact with.
Playing with a disabled boy on a summer afternoon.
Who is Shmuley Boteach, former reality TV star and author of Kosher Sex?
The fight over an alleged Israeli war crime.
“And the Holocaust trumps art every time.”
A scholarly dispute devolves into criminal impersonation.
A community says its children are being targeted by a group of pedophiles. But did widespread sexual abuse actually take place?
A doctor and a rabbi try to find ways to understand the world, and God, and one another.
"The rabbi pulled out some books. She talked about Jacob wrestling the angel. She talked about Heschel and the kernel of wonder as a seedling that could grow into awe. She tugged at her braid and told a Hasidic story about how at the end of one's life, it is said that you will need to apologize to God for the ways you have not lived."
Meet Faygele ben Miriam, the radical activist “beyond the leading edge” of the same-sex marriage fight.
A profile of fashion designer Nudie Cohn, who made clothing for Elvis, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, and others.
Horowitz went from the New Left to the far right. Now neither side wants him.