With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premier LGBT synagogue
From Black Rock City to the Negev Desert, the sandy camping trip comes to the Middle East
Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
Talmudic rabbis debate professional eulogizers, trying to strike a balance between the holy and the mundane
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
I said I’d convert to placate my boyfriend. But his family would never disregard the fact that I was Korean.
The Israeli owners of London’s intimate Middle Eastern restaurant score a six-figure cookbook deal
Street performers who pose for tourists by the Colosseum battle city authorities
With its award-winning cookbook Seafoodpedia, Tel Aviv restaurant Mul-Yam brings a world of fish to Israel
The Sephardi Voices history project collects testimony from Jews who fled Arab lands after Israel was founded
A different version of the famed manual of mental disorders
The cards my Christian paternal grandparents sent me as a child came with small checks—and a hidden agenda
Through reasoning, the rabbis brought all of natural creation under the rule of law
Asher Lopatin succeeds Avi Weiss at an influential seminary, offering a pluralistic version of Orthodoxy
Haircuts are a Lag b’Omer tradition. Some have turned this Jewish custom into a way to help needy kids.
Hamburger chain Burgerim opens its first American store, serving fast food with a Middle Eastern twist
Instead of focusing on dieting before my daughter’s bat mitzvah, I decided to get in shape emotionally
The Talmud’s pragmatism and wonder meet in a technical problem about the height of a boundary line
JBI International’s Braille materials and audiobooks help blind Jews stay connected to the community
I’m engaged to a non-Jew. We plan to build a Jewish family, even if it won’t look exactly like the one I grew up in.
The Talmud tells parents to teach our kids to swim. The Olympic champ and reality TV star makes that easier.
N.F.L commentator makes ‘Jews are cheap’ joke during preseason game
Amr Waked’s Lucy smooch lands him in hot water online
Residents in areas with large Jewish populations receive unsettling letter
Kosher-certified baked goods company closing plant after nearly a century
Jewish Voice for Peace members heckle Rahm Emanuel and Michael Oren
‘None of us wanted war, but when Israel was under attack we were proud to be able to defend the country we love’
Jewish student says he was punched at Students for Justice in Palestine booth
Socialite Nicky Hilton engaged to Jewish banking heir James Rothschild
U.S. relatives of Hamas terror victims take Arab Bank to court
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet