The steel magnate—son-in-law of the former president and once a symbol of post-Soviet nepotism—now advocates for the rule of law
The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
A match a century in the making brings two tough, funny, liberated stars into glorious alignment
Sefi Rivlin, the iconic Israeli comedian who died earlier this month, revolutionized the country’s political scene
A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
I’ve struggled for decades to feel comfortable in synagogue as a single woman. Wrapped in a silk prayer shawl, I finally felt at home.
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
In Payback: The Case for Revenge, law professor Thane Rosenbaum considers our desire for vengeance
A scary incident in Austria shows that in the standoff against Iran, Europe is not standing up to the mullahs
To have conversations with Germans about Jews, I had to become an exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum
According to the state’s election commission, there are 800 registered Jewish voters. That’s bogus.
How Bibi Netanyahu handed the American president a big trophy—and got what Israel wanted all along
In Denmark, known for its historic tolerance, Jews are now threatened and told to remove their ‘Jewish hats’
The Jesuits’ history with the Jews has been rocky, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate the ascent of Francis
Why do island nations like Palau and Nauru vote with Israel at the U.N.? Israeli aid has something to do with it.
The Internet says the ruins of the First Temple are in the South Pacific. Matthew Fishbane went to find them.
Can a group of French students force Twitter to release the names of users posting anti-Semitic tweets?
A new documentary asks why Israel has overlooked the other Jews who died alongside Yoni Netanyahu
The powerful Italian comedian-turned-politician is further proof that vacuous celebrity candidates are bad news
Why couldn’t Soviet Jews see the dictator—who died 60 years ago—for the anti-Semitic murderer that he was?
Melbourne’s Jews confront the mysterious death of one of their own, Ben Zygier, in an Israeli prison
David Hartman, my late study partner, wanted to be a great rabbi. He ended up in a war for Judaism’s future.
A wrinkle in the nuclear deal emerges, plus advice from Billy Joel
Orthodox fashionistas everywhere rejoice
There’s a headline we weren’t quite ready for
Plus Jason Segel is David Foster Wallace, and more in the news
Watch the snowfall in the Old City on “The Kotel Cam”
URJ’s 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy has robotics, video game design, and more
The American-Israeli economist’s name has been floated for other gigs
Fox’s popular otherwordly TV show borrows some familiar Judaic lore
We’re pretty sure Jews didn’t write this one
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past