The photographer talks about ‘Southern Rites,’ her HBO documentary and companion book project about racial tensions in small-town Georgia
It’s time for Israel to disengage from the disastrous and murderous Palestinian Authority, no matter how high the cost
Amy Schumer’s $8 million book deal, plus writer Sloane Crosley on her new novel and New York Times poetry critic David Orr on Jewish poets
The newspaper settles the ‘explosive historical question that cuts to the essence of competing claims to what may be the world’s most contested piece of real estate’
The haunted films of Chantal Akerman
Gun-rights advocates cite Nazi laws in their defense of the Second Amendment. Is the comparison fair?
How a gang of ultra-Orthodox fanatics led by a female ex-Catholic French resistance fighter kidnapped a boy and evaded the Mossad. And then it gets crazier.
Herbert Kretzmer, the 90-year-old lyricist of ‘Les Misérables,’ reflects on his career on the musical’s 30th anniversary
Get to know Jason Chaffetz, the man who may very well be the next Speaker of the House
Citing opposition to a strict school policy, a sociologist scheduled to give a talk at the Mormon-sponsored university backed out. I wondered if I should the same.
Extended hours in effect at Midwood, Borough Park, Mapleton, and Ryder branches, beginning October 25
How a group of Jews turned a Buddhist spiritual practice into a distinctly American phenomenon—and a multi-billion-dollar industry
How WWII changed the way America thought about deli
The owners of Philadelphia’s popular restaurant Zahav share their recipes—and personal stories—in a new cookbook
Cohen the Israeli spy? He’s on the phone to Nikolai Patrushev, Putin’s national security adviser, because that’s how grown-ups do business.
The failure of Palestinian leaders to seriously grapple with the Oslo framework leads to more senseless deaths
An excerpt from Francine Prose’s new biography of the eminent art collector and socialite Peggy Guggenheim