The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
In Anthony Weiner’s former district, Jewish voters elected Bob Turner, a Catholic Republican they saw as stronger on Israel than the Orthodox Jewish Democrat
In his first U.S. interview, Yitzhak Levanon, Israel’s ambassador to Egypt, recalls the 13-hour riot that led to the evacuation of his embassy
Sunday’s Sept. 11 commemorations were sober and apolitical. But some commentary on the anniversary, like from Paul Krugman, was anything but.
Egyptian-Israeli relations reached a low point this weekend. But Egypt’s military, secure in its power, has no interest in undermining the 1979 peace treaty.
Houston Rockets center Hakeem Olajuwon was exactly the ambassador for Islam Americans needed after Sept. 11
How a group of teenage believers could reshape the Israeli-Palestinian struggle
The military strategist talks about Israeli security, Henry Kissinger, the Arab Spring, and the death of Osama Bin Laden
As Qaddafi falters, representatives of Libya’s expatriate Jewish community are on a quixotic quest to become part of the country’s new government
As Qatar’s star rises in the Middle East, Israel looks to temper the emirate’s influence—and that of its television network, Al Jazeera
Rafael Halperin—who died last month—was an ordained rabbi, an ambitious businessman, and a middling politician. He was also a professional wrestler.
Muslim apocalyptic movements like al-Qaida, Hamas, Hezbollah, and other jihadi groups are winning an information war that the West barely recognizes exists
Three cemeteries belonging to Shearith Israel, the oldest Jewish congregation in North America, are tucked away in Manhattan, a visible legacy of New York City’s long-ago Jewish past
Jeffrey Pollack, a former promoter for the NBA, NASCAR, professional bull riders, and the World Series of Poker, is the wandering Jew of the sports industry. His latest bet: an exclusive poker league.
With the Arab Spring shaking the Middle East’s status quo, a new regional order is being born. As the recent attacks in Eilat and Be’er Sheva show, Israel is likely to pay a price.
The Israeli right paints Ben-Gurion University as a haven for radical leftists. But the charges, meant to counter similar rhetoric from the left, are unfounded, and potentially damaging.
Exposed fellow white nationalists in 1987 for lesser prison term and new name
Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky has dual American and Israeli citizenship
I love Philip Johnson’s buildings not in spite of him, but to spite him
Workplace productivity rates projected to decrease a trillion percent
How reconciliation with Hamas reveals the PA boss’s true intentions
Admits to stealing more than $7 million from the charity organization
New exhibit showcases artistic depictions of various forms of Jewish study
The granddaughter of Holocaust survivors reflects on taking up citizenship
Beppe Grillo under fire for anti-government poem based on ‘If This Is a Man’
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.