It’s like Rosh Hashanah for football fans. Or is it like Passover? Whatever it is, it’s something familiar for Jews.
An excerpt from the new ‘Exit Right’ describes a tumultuous evening when the beatnik confronted the neocon
Peter Ruta, who turns 98 this month, is still painting and still not getting his due
A murky Ponzi scheme duped Chinese citizens into believing they could gain wisdom—and money!—through the utmost purveyors of both: Jews
Tracing the birth of ‘Jewish studies’ as we know it
In curbing the rise of an extremist, the Knesset taught a valuable lesson in democratic self-defense
After the death of Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, the mystical Renewal movement faces the future
We learned quite a lot about the presidential hopeful on Thursday, including the identity of the mystery kibbutz he visited in the ’60s
The Topps Company has released a series featuring five of the presidential candidates, including Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump
In Israel, a common language does not mean a common dialogue. And Israelis love to argue. Here’s a linguistic guide to help you traverse those moments.
Last year, two Palestinians shot and stabbed passengers on a public bus in Jerusalem. One of the terrorists was killed, and his father wants his body returned. So he’s turned to three MKs for help.
This week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ features captives, kidnappers, and extortionists; ransom, escape, and stonings—and black magic
When the election hits home, what’s a parent to do?
Just as reporter Jason Rezaian was freed from two years in captivity, the paper of record was selling luxury tours to Tehran. Why?
Obama’s long game is a complete restructuring of the balance of power in the region—but with what results?
A tribute to the great Zucker-Abrahams comedies of the 1980s and 1990s, it is easily among the most Jewish things on TV
This week on Unorthodox: Word maven Lizzie Skurnick wants to know your favorite expression, and writer Bill Schulz says he inspired the worst character in ‘Trainwreck’
Golems, messiahs, tradesmen, Nazis, and townspeople converge in the story collection ‘In the Land of Armadillos’