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.
Obama asked AIPAC to support a strike. Now everyone’s blaming the Jews.
Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.
For those keeping score at home
Turning a controversy about Israel into a conspiracy about Jews
Plus the former Penn State President speak
The Christian right, radical Islamists, and secular leftists agree: this atheist is America’s most dangerous man
When Andrew Sullivan and Roger Cohen link the prime minister’s policies to Ze’ev Jabotinsky, they’re getting the early Zionist leader all wrong
Which might be more a case of ‘Zionist B.S.’
Plus Koch on Perry, the TriBeCa SuKaAh, and more
Plus Rivers crosses Palin and lives to tell about it, and more
The ‘TNR’ editor heads for the Holy Land
The response to Lee Smith’s follow-up
Toward a definition of Jew-baiting, and more
When the comments on the blogs of Stephen Walt, Andrew Sullivan, Philip Weiss, and Glenn Greenwald turn ugly, who should be held accountable? Plus: A Jew-baiter’s lexicon.
Of course, some also see Jewish conspiracy most places
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.