‘I thought I knew something about what being Jewish means. Then my wife and I started looking into summer camps for our son.’
A new Habima theater adaptation of David Grossman’s award-winning but deeply pessimistic novel puts the Jewish State on a treadmill to outrun history
‘Europe’s gift to Islam’ was born in Austria-Hungary 116 years ago this week. His ideas on the intersection of politics and religion are more relevant than ever.
The 60th anniversary of Jan Peerce’s landmark Cold War Moscow show, where a final encore pointed the way to deliverance
An interview with Israeli television lands French citizen, novelist, and essayist Amin Maalouf in a bizarre and ignorant thought-crime hell
‘And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead’ does little to dispel the mystery surrounding the artist, which is why it works
A Vietnam veteran wanted to bring to the theater a story about his father, a veteran of World War II. It meant facing the horrors of war with brutal honesty and love.
A new biography examines the ground-breaking cases, comportment, and all-around genius of the country’s first Jewish justice
A superhero hails Hydra—why?
The Nobel prize-winning author called the Jerusalem mayor a ‘phenomenal personality, schemer, finagler, and arranger’ who ‘towers over most of the political figures I have known.’