Kosher Chinese

At this spring’s World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, Israel will show off its burgeoning bilateral relationship with the host country

Friends in Deed

Evangelical Christians have emerged as Israel’s staunchest allies—even as some American Jews are made uneasy by the show of support

India’s (Jewish) Mother

How Mirra Alfassa went from being a French bohemian to an Indian goddess

Paradise Lost

How the Mossad assassinated my tropical vacation

Up in Arms

A new book offers a history of Jewish terrorism in Israel from the Maccabees to the present

Reading Like a Middle Easterner

Where we see coincidences in U.S. news coverage of the Middle East, locals see conspiracies—and sometimes they’re right

Peace, Processed

The power of the Israeli left has waned, but belief in the need for what it long championed—territorial compromise—has become a majority position

Against Apartheid

Alan Dershowitz calls for a new sort of ‘Apartheid Week’

Hearts and Minds

When Chabad arrived in an upscale Tel Aviv neighborhood, its liberal residents didn’t respond with open arms

Oslo Discord

Once staunch supporters of Israel, Norwegians have shifted to a pro-Palestinian stance. What changed?

On My Own

Traveling the world as an unaccompanied but observant Muslim young woman

Talking to Terrorists

In a new book, Mark Perry argues that groups like Hamas will behave rationally if the U.S. engages with them. He’s wrong.

Last Respects

An online petition implores the Israeli government to spare a settler home

Far From Home

On the eve of the Iraqi elections, the daughter of Iraqi Jews mourns the destruction of Baghdad’s once-vibrant Jewish community

Charitable Crossings

A crossword puzzle created especially for the JFN by Tablet Magazine

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