Professor Noah Feldman will direct the new academic initiative
A new documentary traces the history of Israeli comics
In a tense moment on a bus, an Israeli soldier reacts by reaching for her smartphone
How a liturgical singing contest became a cultural phenomenon
The young Palestinians behind the recent wave of stabbings in Israel are empowered by social media and authorities who openly condone a culture of violence—not unlike American school shooters
It’s not just the brutal attacks that are threatening the Jewish state; dangerous delusions may prove just as fatal
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’
Get to know Jason Chaffetz, the man who may very well be the next Speaker of the House
It’s time for Israel to disengage from the disastrous and murderous Palestinian Authority, no matter how high the cost
The failure of Palestinian leaders to seriously grapple with the Oslo framework leads to more senseless deaths
Having failed to stop the Iran deal, and ignored by Democrats and Republicans alike, can the once-mighty organization bounce back?
As Abbas speaks at the U.N. General Assembly, demand the Palestinians return the aid money they’ve mishandled for decades
The grand rabbi of song turns 81
Entering its 19th season, the cartoon about foul-mouthed fourth graders expertly identifies political correctness as an emotional reaction, not an intellectual argument
More than just felt and googly eyes, the beloved creatures, returning to TV this week, are the perfect embodiment of our virtues
An ancient story about an eager rabbi and a proud butcher offers a lesson in foreign policy
The electronics retailer’s miraculous turnaround offers an important lesson to shuls combating dwindling attendance
A new animated movie charmingly wrestles with one of Jewish theology’s thorniest questions
From genetically engineering a holy cow to hacking the brain to override free will, theology and technology are intersecting in interesting ways
The presidential hopeful and loudmouth provocateur is reviving a long-lost, much-needed Jewish tradition
Sans family and friends, Israeli newlyweds leaned on Facebook to invite anybody nearby to celebrate with them. Droves came and danced the night away.
A night at the Imperial Craft, Tel Aviv’s coolest bar
Justice finally finds the unrepentant terrorist
A CNN transcription error inspires new hope—and a speech
Our caped crusaders have a lot to do with our anxieties about Jewish identity. It’s time we found more meaningful alternatives.
Fans of Beitar Jerusalem wreaked havoc last night in Belgium, where the opposing fans flashed sieg heils in victory.
All this time, I thought I was the sophisticated one who left behind a dusty, provincial town. I had it all backwards.
A buggy new redesign led one ardent fan of the food-delivery app to grow more mindful of his relationship with his meals
Hiring others to live the Jewish lives we can’t be bothered to lead ourselves
In Jessamyn Hope’s evocative debut novel, ‘Safekeeping,’ people are as beautiful and as vexed as the history with which they struggle