The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
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The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
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My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
A crossword puzzle created especially for the JFN by Tablet Magazine
For an Orthodox preteen, Tonya Harding was a hero—and a Purim inspiration
A crossword puzzle celebrating Judaism’s denominations
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A visit to the ladies who determine the dos and don’ts of mah jongg
Boxer Yuri Foreman is about to fight for the middleweight title. He’s also studying to be a rabbi.
The boxers and strongmen who turned the image of the Jewish nebbish on its head
Tel Aviv basketball star Omri Casspi is poised to become the first Israeli to play in the NBA
An Austrian museum mounts an exhibition on the Jewish love affair with the Alps
How Benny Friedman made football a quarterback’s game
Igor Olshansky’s path to the NFL
Dan White’s adventures on the Pacific Crest Trail
A murky homeland is hard to stand by
With looming Mets and Red Sox home openers, a family determines for whom to root
How did a young immigrant mother become a cycling sensation?
Students for Justice in Palestine delivered the flyers to campus dorm rooms
Education Ministry releases new curriculum in advance of Yom HaShoah
The pop star dresses up as bar mitzvah DJ Yosef Shulem in new music video
A seventh-grade class responds to our feature on survivors living in poverty
The comedian explains he’s not actually Jewish, everyone just thinks he is
Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky was taken by pro-Russian forces in Slovyansk
Assault charges filed in December attack of gay black man in Williamsburg
What it all means for the peace process
Exposed fellow white nationalists in 1987 for lesser prison term and new name
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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.