How Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s Daughter, Adina Bar Shalom, Became Israel’s Leading Ultra-Orthodox Iconoclast
The Israel Prize-winning educator, activist, and former seamstress seeks to integrate secular and religious lives for a new generation of Haredi men and women
Why the key to the great civilizational clash of our time is understanding faithful people of all religions who must dominate non-believers to uphold their own truth
Dispatch from the majority-Muslim Southeast Asian nation, where scapegoats have been in high demand lately
Just as reporter Jason Rezaian was freed from two years in captivity, the paper of record was selling luxury tours to Tehran. Why?
An excerpt from the new ‘Exit Right’ describes a tumultuous evening when the beatnik confronted the neocon
The defense attorney says he works to protect the law and due process in Israel, not the violent ideology of his clients
A gay-rights group, caving to anti-Israel extremists, decides to cancel an ‘intensely divisive’ Jewish event—and then, under opposite pressure, decides to include it. The flawed lesson? The victim who shouts the loudest gets what they want in today’s hyper-politicized cultural climate.
Why the president’s foreign policy of leaving U.S. allies out in the cold will make it very hard for the next president to maintain American influence
Reuven Rivlin’s visit to Washington last month may say more about the Jewish state’s political infighting than its foreign policy
They reject modern political states and their institutions. They want to return to an imagined earlier era of religious order. They are extreme, fundamentalist, and violent. What separates so-called Hilltop Youth from young Jihadis?
A first-hand account of the 1960s maneuvers that quenched Israel’s thirst for soda—and investment
The Jewish philosopher ‘looked at the world with irony but without a trace of rancor’
Dispatch from Hebron: A longstanding security policy is aimed at avoiding violence after funerals, but its punitive nature is having little effect