Israel Made My Parents Cool
When I was a kid, my folks were ordinary suburbanites. Then they retired, made
, and got hip.
· August 6, 2012
The Stakes of Being Skinny
My Israeli roommate and I both grew up reed-thin. The implications for him as a soldier are far more profound.
· June 18, 2012
Prelude and Fugue
There are men who leave you for another woman, and there are men who leave you for a man. Then there are those who dump you for God.
Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim
· March 20, 2012
State of Her Own
In March, we’re going to have a daughter in Israel, our chosen home. But recent events have us doubting if this is the best place to raise her.
Erin Kopelow and Ariel Beery
· January 9, 2012
Jon Scheyer, the best Jewish basketball player of his generation, led Duke to a championship and now plays for another powerhouse: Maccabi Tel Aviv
Ben Z. Cohen
· November 4, 2011
Our Least Interesting Author
Comment of the Week
· June 3, 2011
Sweetening the Deal
Israel provides Americans making aliyah with financial incentives and logistical support in a bid to make immigration not just an ideological choice but a material one as well
By Ryann Liebenthal · May 9, 2011
Anti-Semitism in Sweden leads Jews to Israel
· October 13, 2010
Sundown: Little News Yet on Chelsea Nuptials
Plus Livni goes off on Bibi, and more
· June 22, 2010
French Jews making aliyah go from one conflict zone to another
· June 8, 2010
Daybreak: Answering the (Economic) Call
Plus, settlers cold to freeze, the Israeli mob in L.A., and more
· December 3, 2009
Chinese Jews Arrive in Israel
And we write an entire item without making a Jews-and-Chinese food joke!
· October 23, 2009
Oni the Lonely
Why the philo-Semitic Republic of Georgia has no Jews
By Pamela Renner · September 8, 2009
Daybreak: Peaceful, Easy Feelings
Sharing Jerusalem, Mubarak’s two cents, and more in the news
· June 19, 2009
Follow the Goat
Why the Israeli writer S.Y. Agnon still matters
· September 9, 2008
A Fortress Called Home
After sixty years of Israel’s statehood, shouldn’t Jews feel safe there?
By Jessica Apple · May 29, 2008
My grandmother was an immigrant. And now I am, too.
By Jessica Apple · January 8, 2008