Rokhl’s Golden City: A day in Coney Island
How did Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s July visit with Benjamin Netanyahu fit into the last quarter-century of Indo-Israeli relations?
For a century, locally made Armenian pottery has brought together the holy city’s major religions in a uniquely artistic way
Love great music? Love worrying? Do we have an album for you…
Amos Oz, A.B. Yehoshua, Etgar Keret, Jonathan Safran Foer, Paul Auster, Michael Chabon, Meir Shalev, Ayelet Waldman, Nicole Krauss, and Bernard-Henri Lévy
Just compare what the neo-Nazis said in Charlottesville to what Trump said in response
Why are the rabbis who were so vocal about the Iran deal so quiet when Americans are attacked on the streets by Nazis?
To make Chess great again, one international organization is trying a radically new sponsorship program
Arrests five journalists, shuts down 30 news websites as new law prohibits criticism of “the social fabric”
For me, learning Hebrew was a way to fit in as a Russian immigrant growing up in Israel. For the kids in my Hebrew school class in California, the language meant something entirely different.
To repent, you must first know yourself, which means taking a break from technology’s distractions
‘While peace with Palestinians may be the preferable instrument for ridding Israel of its undesirable control over millions of Palestinians, it is not the ultimate goal of the Zionist enterprise. It is an instrument.’
With a vote for BDS, one part of the left heads for oblivion
An off-track exhibit at the Accademia puts the New York School painter in the company of Titian, Tintoretto, and, weirdly, the Italian Nobel prize-winning poet Eugenio Montale
Excerpts from Dame Antonia Fraser’s 1978 diary of her and the playwright’s trip to Israel reveal a dusty cosmopolitan land still finding its way in a changing world