A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
An excerpt from a new analysis of King David, the biblical poet-hero
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
For the first time, I’m concerned about my kids’ Jewishness as I send them off in the morning
Plus is the new pope good for the Jews?
Plus Michael Dell might have some opposition as he tries to buyout his company
Why is Argentina letting Iran examine the 1994 AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires, a crime Hezbollah surely committed?
Lead investigator in the unsolved case was fired
Plus more fuel for the theory that Adolf Hitler escaped Berlin for Argentina
Plus a look at foreign policy political ads
A new chapter in the storied history of Jewish pirates
Plus a synagogue in Brussels gets tagged with serious anti-Semitic graffiti
The Times catches up on a trend
Iran, Argentina, an Israeli response and more
It’s been nearly 18 years since the fatal Jewish community center bombing
Plus Syrian unrest unrests Lebanon, and more in the news
Plus, the new Security Council, Erdogan backlash, and more in the news
The Jewish community center attack, 17 years later
Plus, a dispatch from the flotilla, the properly sized bagel, and more
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury