Afghanistan’s Last Jew to Close Down Kebab Cafe

Zablon Simintov blames U.S. troop withdrawal for stalled business

Schindler Docs Sell Big, N.J. Schechter Closes

A look at this morning’s news

How Sweet, Smart Kids Under Occupation Come To Worship Militants

In the heart of Kashmir, where happiness was a warm AK-47, the weapon was my voice, and my dream

A Congregation of One

When I met the last Jew in Afghanistan, I rediscovered the Jewish identity I’d rejected years before

An Army Chaplain’s Memorial Day of Hope

How one cantor gained a new view of the holiday, and a belief in a brighter future

John Kerry’s Silly Play

The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war

Sundown: Survivors in Israel Ask for Help

Plus a Taliban attacks kills dozens in Afghanistan

Sundown: Terrorists Ambush Egyptian Pipeline

Plus U.S. to speed up withdrawal from Afghanistan?

Losing Petraeus, Losing Iran

The general was one of few who understood that Iran was at war with the U.S., and no bargain could be struck

Tracing Jewish History in Afghanistan

A look at the Afghan Geniza sheds new light on Jewish history

Daybreak: New Terror Front, Eilat Attacked

Plus Iran doesn’t want talking in Turkey, and more in the news

Passage to India

The world’s largest democracy is now the second-largest purchaser of Iranian crude. Why is the West standing by as India exploits sanctions?

Congregation B’nai Kabul

Most of the time, Larry Bazer runs a shul in Massachusetts. But for the past six months, he served in the military as the only rabbi in Afghanistan.

War Papers

A trove of medieval scrolls, smuggled out of Afghanistan into the hands of London art dealers, could shed new light on a once-vibrant Jewish heritage

Davening for Doughnuts

Most soldiers in Basic Training attend services just for the snacks. The lemonade was good, but it was the Torah that kept me coming back.

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