The Death of the Party

Did Shelly Yachimovich, by avoiding matters of national security, kill Israel’s Labor Party?

Operation Israeli Weather

It snows in Israel at least once every winter. So, why does the Israeli media cover it as though it was a war?

The Rise of Egypt’s Jon Stewart

The popularity of satirist Bassem Youssef may show that the government can’t stifle public debate

The NBA’s Jewish Playmaker

Sandy Pyonin helped stars like Kyrie Irving and Al Harrington go pro. Why doesn’t he have a Wikipedia page?

The New One-State Solution

On the cusp of this month’s Israeli election, powerful Likud politicians push for annexation of the West Bank

Putin Is Wrong About My Kids

Our adopted children escaped the misery of Russian orphanages. Others won’t be as lucky.

Russia, Wannabe Superpower

Will Putin’s ban on adoptions finally help U.S. officials grasp the nature of Russia’s political leadership?

Jew vs. Jew at the Western Wall

At the Western Wall, the latest incarnation of an ancient Jewish battle between tradition and modernity

The Jewish Cabal Rings in 2013

Bibi Netanyahu, Lena Dunham, Nate Silver, and other members of the Jewish conspiracy toast the new year

‘Lost’ Indian Jews Come Home

Shut out for years, this week Bnei Menashe Jews moved to Israel. Why did the government change its policy?

Religious Revolution in Israel

Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?

How Jordan’s King Hangs On

The monarch studied the Arab Spring and created a savvy plan to quell demonstrators without mass violence

Is That My Christmas Tree?

The Jewish National Fund is giving away pines for Christmas—and irony isn’t one of the reasons they’re doing it

Pollard Defenders Vindicated

After 25 years, the CIA has declassified documents that show Jonathan Pollard never spied on the U.S. for Israel

Gun Control and the Holocaust

Gun-rights advocates cite Nazi laws in their defense of the Second Amendment. Is the comparison fair?

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