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Three distinctive bars in the Holy City showcase local ingredients and characters. Just don’t call the bartenders ‘mixologists.’
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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New York, NYRB and Andrew Sullivan promulgate problematic claim
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Nalan Al Sarraj describes the devastation on the ground
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An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
By Chloe Valdary — 'You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes'By Myer Freimann — Militant group used child labor to construct underground network in GazaBy Batya Ungar-Sargon — Shmuley Boteach—rabbi, sexpert, Michael Jackson pal—has led many lives. But none of them can obliterate his past.
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
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
- Debating the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Demands Empathy, Not Just History
- Remembering Estelle Getty, Who Would Have Turned 91 Today
- Gigantic Replica of Solomon’s Temple Opens in Brazil
- Graphic Novelist Liana Finck on Yiddish Letters, Teen Angst, and Becoming a Book Person
- Real Housewives of New Jersey - NO MORE RICH
- Peter Himmelman?s new music video takes on Israel-Gaza conflict
- LeAnn and Eddie Week 2 Recap
- Real Housewives of NYC Finale: Table Flip vs. Leg Toss