A French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
Why one yeshiva principal collects baseballs signed by Talmud scholars instead of professional athletes
Teaching Israelis and Palestinians to ride longboards, I saw the power of the sport to bring kids together
Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports
After losing his eyesight serving in the Israeli Army, Zohar Sharon won the world championship for blind golf
Why American-born athletes Donald Sanford and Jillian Schwartz are competing for Israel’s team in London
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
The Dallas Cowboys Quarterback has been hooping in a JCC league all summer—and he isn’t holding back.
To better promote our interests, Jews should take a page from the International Olympic Committee
How a Polish Jewish refugee named Joseph Greenstein became a legendary Coney Island strongman
The Euro 2012 tournament displays a continent integrated and diverse—despite the other euro’s woes
Cleveland Brown Mitchell Schwartz and his brother, Geoff, a Minnesota Viking, are Jewish boys in the NFL
Even in a raucous sports culture, Betar Jerusalem fans stand out for their racist views and hooliganism
Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young’s recent anti-Semitic tirade was a throwback to an era when bigotry was the norm in Major League Baseball
Jewish college basketball coaches will gather for their annual Final Four bagel brunch on Saturday, despite scandals surrounding two founding members
Trash-talking in the locker room, all-nighters by the TV—March Madness hits Israel, thanks to former NCAA ballers who play in the Israeli League
Israeli band’s new album showcases distinctive mix of rock, klezmer, and funk
Senator’s parallel between region’s imperiled Christians and Jews draws ire
How much more evidence do we really need?
More proof that Israel is not becoming a theocracy
Their resolution itself is just as comically inept
Watchdog group cites more incidents through July 2014 than in all of 2013
Infamous audience member from 1993 show now married to a Jewish woman
To understand what’s happening in Crown Heights today, look at Instagram
You wouldn’t plotz if you lost a bingo game; zaftig is ‘more plump than heavy’
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.