The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
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As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
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My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
New ad campaign, pegged to special N.Y. election, suggests he is
Front-running Texas gov. is not playing to the Jewish crowd
Anthony Weiner, Eliot Spitzer, and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are all a certain type: the Jewish Big, narcissistic, entitled, and unapologetic. And society loves to see a Jewish Big fall.
Contest for Weiner’s empty seat turns into statement on Obama and Israel
Plus, Hezbollah gets feistier, Weiner’s district, and more in the news
Hizzoner calls on Democrats to vote GOP in Weiner’s district
Plus, Obama borrows from Hillel, Mizrahi Manischewitz, and more
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Once-rising Jewish political star is headed for the wilderness
Former NYC mayor says congressman won’t follow in his footsteps
Plus Obama ditches Weiner, and more in the news
Weiner follower of Pinto, Islam?
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The comedian explains he’s not actually Jewish, everyone just thinks he is
Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky was taken by pro-Russian forces in Slovyansk
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