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
Two new album releases make today a big day for Israeli hip hop
IBM’s supercomputer, Watson, can generate ingenious, original recipes, but does it really understand why humans love food?
The Yankees of armies will regulate its soldiers’ facial fuzz—a hirsute joy—on July 1
The venomous tropes used to talk about the presidential candidate’s wealth sound awfully familiar
Ultra-Orthodox women show promising model for ending employment stagnation
Why Israel’s most prestigious book award just shut out Hebrew writers who live outside the Jewish State
The Good Book praises Blatt, LeBron
From a strange small town in Idaho to a menacing desert island, summer programming is all about anxious, insular communities
Anti-Israel sentiment on college campuses is swelling. It’s time to go on the attack.
To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
There’s no better place to hide from zombies than the labrynthine Old City
The failure to predict election results isn’t about left versus right; it’s about the collapse of our public sphere