Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
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.
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
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 Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
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?
Against the Jewish belief in apocalypse
Paying tribute to Dr. Benzion Netanyahu on his 102 birthday
Speaker gives brief remarks, pledges moving embassy to Jerusalem
Mixes technical military talk with light schtick
Slams failed engagement, pledges visit to Jerusalem
Charming the crowd in his keynote speech at the AIPAC conference, Israeli prime minister conjures Auschwitz and Haman to make case against Iran
The world’s largest democracy is now the second-largest purchaser of Iranian crude. Why is the West standing by as India exploits sanctions?
House Minority Leader plants Democratic flag in quick speech
Senate Minority Leader criticizes Obama sans undue politicization
Susan Rice stands up for the United Nations
The view from our window
Stanley Tate, of Florida, remembers the group’s first ‘convention’
Sparring with Harman, accuses Obama of delegitimizing Israel
Speaking at AIPAC conference, president moves closer to Israeli position on Iran—but not all the way there—ahead of meeting with Netanyahu
Break-out sessions take over AIPAC
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.