Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
The problem with our politics isn’t the collapse of left or right; it’s our inability to think rigorously about the challenges we face
Jack Balkin, Richard Primus, Randy Barnett, and Eugene Kontorovich talk about how Judaism influences their work
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
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
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.