French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
The Talmud tells parents to teach our kids to swim. The Olympic champ and reality TV star makes that easier.
The Olympic gold medalist’s wild ride continues
Plus, remembering Raymond Harding–political powerbroker
Plus, United States pushes back on Iran intelligence report
The Nobel Prize/Olympic medal divide
Plus, Egypt and Israel both say security cooperation is at all-time high
The Olympic champion gives a shout out for Munich
Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning
When did the Queen of England, star of the Olympic opening ceremony, become a Jewish grandmother?
Meanwhile Ahmadinejad calls for Israel’s destruction…again
Labyrinthine Olympic tiebreaker rules deprive Raisman of third place
Plus the Obama/Dennis Ross split that never was
Captain Raisman anchors the U.S. team to gold
A gymnast’s parents momentarily steal the show
On the eve of the London Olympics, our tribute to the 11 Israelis murdered at the 1972 Munich games
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.