The Great Sleep

With millions visiting D.C., a few had to crash on the JCC’s floor

Postcards from the Beginning

Dispatches from eight Sabbath services on the eve of Barack Obama’s inauguration

Money Pit

Casualties be damned—the war in Gaza may be all about economics

Love Thy Neighbor

What’s behind evangelical support for Israel?

The Longest Yard

How Benny Friedman made football a quarterback’s game

Tenacious D

Igor Olshansky’s path to the NFL

An Unexpected Leader

A politician who broke the mold (it’s not who you think)

Paradise Lost

Ariel Sabar searches for the Edenic past his father left behind in Kurdistan

After the Storm

Three years ago, Katrina hit the Gulf Coast. New Orleans—and its only kosher market—persist in its wake.

Hate Mail

What’s all this about Obama being bad for the Jews?

Strange Bedfellow

Benjamin Disraeli’s remarkable political career.

The Road Not Taken

Decades before Herzl, Benjamin Disraeli wrote a novel that grappled with Zionism

The Hermit of Oliphant

After the literary pioneer Dvora Baron immigrated to Palestine, she never again ventured out

Was This Man a Genius?

The twisted mind of Otto Weininger

Expatriate Act

Maya Arad breaks ground as an Israeli writer—by living in America

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