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Sorry, guys. Bulletproof Stockings—drummer Dalia Shusterman and singer-songwriter Perl Wolfe—plays for women only.
Short fiction by David Ehrlich, the owner of Jerusalem’s beloved bookstore café Tmol Shilshom, and read for us by novelist John Haskell
Journalists Masha Gessen, Miriam Elder, and Michael Idov talk about a changing Russia and their place in it
The recently declassified dossier that served to convict Alfred Dreyfus is full of sordid details, but most French historians refuse to touch it
In a new book, Heidi Ravven draws on philosophy, history, and neuroscience to argue that ethical behavior comes from looking outward, not within
The cranky anti-hero of ‘Norwegian by Night’ may be demented, but he’s no fool when it comes to patriotism, identity, and time
Scholar Ruth Wisse likes to laugh as much anyone, but also sees peril when Jews can’t seem to quit clowning around. In ‘No Joke’ she explains why.
First-time novelist Ari Goelman faces tough questions from an 11-year-old fantasy fiction aficionado and summer-camp devotee
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Civil disobedience act targeted the Friends of the IDF office in Times Square
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Trolls come out strong for the Jews
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As protestors’ rhetoric heats up across Europe, many Jews feel safer in Israel
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Flights halted for 24 hours after Hamas rocket lands near Ben Gurion airport
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Oron Shaul was in the armored personnel carrier hit by Hamas rocket Sunday
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IDF forces say they’ve uncovered more than 23 tunnels and 66 access points
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Another anti-Israel rally in Europe devolves into anti-Semitism
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How far were Netanyahu and Abbas willing to go?
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Clear goals and a ruthless enemy mean public opinion is with Israel—for now
By Yair Rosenberg — The former Secretary of State places blame for conflict squarely on HamasBy David Berger — Twenty years after his death, the legacy of the Lubavitcher leader—‘the Prince of our generation’—is still a matter of heated debateBy Aurélie A. — An eyewitness account of how the synagogue of Rue de la Roquette was attacked by a mob, and fought back
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority
Known for right-wing politics, Vladimir Jabotinsky left an equally critical literary legacy. Hillel Halkin looks at it all.
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- On the verge of war, a little night music: The Israel Philharmonic plays L.A.
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- ?Wish I Was Here?: Zach Braff on love, his new movie and being a Jew
- Real Housewives of Orange County Goes Mental