Ed Koch’s Catholic Send-off

The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s

Dumb and Dumber: When Neocons and Obama Liberals Agree

How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East

The Lesser of Syria’s Evils

Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war

On the Outrageous AP Seizures

We can all agree: The Obama Administration’s assaults on the First Amendment are abhorrent—and must stop

Israel Fights America’s Battles

Why the U.S.-Israel alliance may be returning to its Cold War roots

Neighborhood Bully

Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back

The Golan Heights Chimera

How Israel’s annexation* of the contested border region continues to keep the peace

The Good Murdoch

Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations

Do Polish Kids Hate Jews?

A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past

Tikkun Olam in Silicon Valley

Q&A: Tech guru Steve Blank talks about Thailand, secret high-tech, and the Valley’s Jewish moment

New York’s New Firebrand Rabbi

For Sharon Kleinbaum—friend of Christine Quinn, partner to Randi Weingarten—the personal is political

The Tsarnaevs’ Facilitators

Who inspired the alleged Boston marathon bombers to find meaning in the most violent forms of madness?

Meet the Jerusalem Old City Basketball Legend Known as Issa 6

In search of an Old City street-ball legend whose hoop dreams were as knotted as the Holy Land

The Women’s Wall

In calling for desegregation of the Kotel, the modern movement is actually reviving 19th-century traditions

Taken for a Ride in Jerusalem

From the archive: Daniel Estrin’s 2012 report—which just won a prestigious award—on Jerusalem’s light rail

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