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?
Plus U.S. chides UN Human Rights Council for excessive focus on Israel
Plus Lapid and Bennett relinquish requests for Deputy PM titles
Plus last conspirator to kill Hitler dies at age 90
Plus breaking down who got their Hagel predictions wrong
Bibi Netanyahu, Lena Dunham, Nate Silver, and other members of the Jewish conspiracy toast the new year
Plus a possible detente with Turkey and Israel?
The Olympic gold medalist’s wild ride continues
Plus, an update on Hungary’s favorite alleged Nazi war criminal
Aly Raisman may have revived a tune
Plus, remembering Raymond Harding–political powerbroker
Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports
The Olympic champion gives a shout out for Munich
Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning
Labyrinthine Olympic tiebreaker rules deprive Raisman of third place
Captain Raisman anchors the U.S. team to gold
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.