A new campaign strategy for Anthony Weiner, courtesy of Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, and more
The influential former secretary of state—courtier, careerist, proud American, conflicted Jew—turns 90
As political and financial crises deepen in Western Europe, French Jewry is facing a familiar test
Thrill to the Jewish Philosopher Queen as she does battle with boring Nazis, The New Yorker, and Mossad
The Bluths, returning this weekend for a fourth season, are the Jewish world’s archetypal family
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
Serving as an Army chaplain gave one cantor a new view of the holiday, and a belief in a brighter future
Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
For years, the Arabic press promoted the conspiracy that Jews fixed U.S. elections. That’s changing.
Ignoring cultural difference and overestimating politics has left us without a resolution. We can do better.
In Fortress Israel, journalist Patrick Tyler argues that the country’s warrior ethos impedes Mideast peace
Once Israel’s worst enemy, Zakaria Zubeidi forswore violence. He’s now starving in a Palestinian prison.
Don’t blame a YouTube movie for ‘inciting’ the mob that killed the U.S. ambassador. Blame the killers.
Islamists storm the U.S. embassy and Egypt’s last Jews have no rabbi. Shanah tova from the Muslim Brotherhood.
What the pro-Palestinian activist—whose death was just ruled an accident—shared with Lawrence of Arabia
Israel fears a crisis in Egypt, but the U.S. remains calm. How did these allies come to see things so differently?
Days after being stabbed in a Tel Aviv café, my African student remains determined to learn the Aleph-Bet
Palestinians in the diaspora are thriving, so what exactly is preventing success in the West Bank and Gaza?
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and Saudi Arabia’s rulers bury their differences to fight the Shiite enemy
In West Jerusalem, neighborhood borders are often marked by the political graffiti sprayed on the streets
The fall of Assad’s pro-Iranian regime is a net gain for the U.S., even if what replaces it isn’t a reliable ally
Sunday marks the anniversary of the 1946 attack on the British. My 91-year-old grandfather helped carry it out.
A new school in Ariel is funded by the state, even though it doesn’t fall under Israeli jurisdiction
Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
Street performers who pose for tourists by the Colosseum battle city authorities
Plus Israeli electric car manufacturer runs of gas money?
A rabbi and a serviceman meet while helping homeless vets
The world cries ‘fowl’ about his culinarily curious choice of grub
The global love for Jewish caricatures endures
On the Guardian columnist’s response to the terror attack in London
Plus drones, bacon, Billy Joel, and the Church of Scotland
Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription
…that he doesn’t want them to do comedy
We profiled Medea Benjamin back last year
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.