Safe Houses

A prominent Israeli rabbi wants to protect Israel by forbidding Jews from renting and selling property to non-Jews

Tribal Allegiance: The Strange Nexus of a Brooklyn Rabbi and Hedge-Fund King Steven Cohen

A Brooklyn rabbi thought he could swindle hedge-fund king Steven Cohen by playing on his Judaism. It was a bad bet.

Son of Refugees

In the book Stars of David, diplomat Richard Holbrooke considered whether his family’s background led to his career

General Illusions

Two former high-ranking Israeli officers come to Washington on a misguided mission to promote peace

Faustian Bargains

There are two stories of Germany and Jews: the culture of assimilated German Jews and the meeting of German culture with Jewish religion

Personal Revolution

Iranian, American, Jewish: Reflections on a complicated life

Facts on the Ground

A Columbia professor tours East Jerusalem, where national histories clash, converge, and intertwine

Disobedient

The leader of nonviolent protests in the West Bank—a potential Palestinian Gandhi—is in an Israeli jail

Things Fall Apart

Israel’s leaders have abandoned the details of governance, as last week’s catastrophic wildfire tragically showed

The Game

The leaked State Department cables reveal the diplomatic seduction that defines relationships in the Middle East

Camp Fire

In his memoir, the famous refusenik remembered celebrating Hanukkah in the Soviet Gulag

Eastern Front

Israeli- and Russian-born immigrants are changing the face of American Jewry

Conference Call

The Lithuanian sponsors of a Holocaust education program have a dark history of their own

Bleak House

The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim

We Got Game

Think you know Jewish hoops? Pick your starting five and bring it.

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