That time gefilte fish threatened the U.S.-Israel alliance

Museum’s effort to combat Poland’s heat is not appreciated by all patrons

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Dartmouth Students Protest for Kosher Food

Petition garners over 500 signatures in first week

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The Texas I Know

San Antonio has lost its innocence after a pair of anti-Semitic attacks on synagogues this month

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How Social Psychology Explains the Erosion of the Bipartisan Pro-Israel Consensus in America

And why this trend is disastrous for pro-Israel policy

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Sex on the Beach

How a trip to a smoothie stand with the kids turned into a frank—albeit brief—discussion about ‘sexy dancing’

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Tracing the Way of the Nazirites

An ancient vow—no wine, no hair-cutting, no contact with the dead—and its demands and sins are the subject of the new tractate in our ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study

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Beyond the Pulpit

What does a rabbi do in late August when he no longer needs to prep for High Holidays?

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Meet the Iran Lobby

In the fight over sanctions and the nuclear deal, how did the supposedly all-powerful pro-Israel lobby lose to the slick operatives of the National Iranian American Council?

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Sonia Nazario’s Chutzpah Gives a Voice to Latin America’s Voiceless Migrants

Like many Jews, the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author comes from a family that was persecuted and that migrated. She continues to help people fleeing violence and hopelessness.

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Anonymous and the Islamic State

Bafflement: a reasonable response to a barbarian upsurge

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Israel’s Happiness Revolution

What my preschooler’s taste in Mizrahi pop says about where the country is at

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Basel Yazouri: Operation Protective Edge in Gaza

How an 18-year-old Palestinian prodigy came to train his lens on last summer’s Israel-Hamas hostilities, which ended one year ago today

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The Scholar and the Survivor

In a compelling new memoir, ‘Reading Claudius,’ Caroline Heller goes in search of her formidable uncle Erich, whose WWII legacy still haunts his descendants