In Israel, Death of a Wedding Singer Who Was an Icon of Palestinian Culture

The murder of Shafik Kabha raises questions about the rampant violence in the Israeli Arab community

Nelson Mandela Was a Revolutionary—and These Jews Made Common Cause With Him

With a new biopic commemorating his long struggle against apartheid, remembering the children of European refugees who helped

In Argentina, Catholics Opposed to Pope Francis Challenge His Legacy of Jewish Relations

Last week’s protest at a Buenos Aires Kristallnacht commemoration was a display of denial—and ignorance

In Cairo, a Political Choice Becomes a Test of Character for Egypt’s New Military Leader

Gen. Sisi holds de facto power but with elections looming must now decide whether to legitimize his rule with a presidential run

For Obama, Iran Talks Are Also About Testing the Limits of American Jewish Power

In Washington, the president and his allies are using the nuclear issue to drive a wedge between Israel and its U.S. interlocutors

Promised Land, Golden Land: Why Jewish Survival Depends on Both Israel and America

In his new book, Israeli journalist Ari Shavit argues that without Israel, secular Jewish life will vanish. Six American Jews reply.

Lyndon Johnson Was Scheduled To Visit My Austin Shul the Day After Kennedy Died

But in December 1963, the new president made up the date, honoring a long Jewish friendship

A Jew Broadcasts to Morocco, Building a Relationship With a Muslim Audience

‘Risalat New York,’ the Arab world’s only non-Israeli Jewish-hosted radio show, offers perspective from Brooklyn

With Help From Tehran and Moscow, and Inaction by the U.S., Assad Is Poised To Stay

Thanks to outside forces waging a proxy battle in Syria, 2013 has become a year of attrition rather than endgames

New Analysis of Pew Data: Children of Intermarriage Increasingly Identify as Jews

And half of Millennials who identify as Jews come from mixed families—a story of retention, not assimilation

In Israel and Palestinian Territories, British Still Tend Memory of 16,000 War Dead

A tour of the cemeteries maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission reveals oases of calm—but few living visitors

In Iraq’s Kurdish Zone, Israelis and Long-Hidden Jews See Hope for Revived Ties

The prospect of an independent Kurdistan raises the possibility of renewing an alliance in Iran’s backyard

In Divided Jerusalem, a School Bridges Boundaries Between Young Israeli Arabs and Jews

Originally the brainchild of an American Jew and an Arab Israeli, now a model for a small but growing educational trend

Why Gay Marriage—Not AIPAC—May Determine Whether Bibi Bombs Iran

Supporting Israel requires American evangelical Christians to square their theological beliefs with the modern Jewish state. Can they?

A Loyal Ally to Netanyahu Moves to Center Stage as Iranian Talks Heat Up

Yuval Steinitz, a philosopher-turned-politician and former peace activist, is Netanyahu’s point person on Iran

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