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.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
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 country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
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?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
Plus meet Congressman Grayson, and more in the news
Rahm Emanuel won’t be Chicago’s next mayor, because the city won’t elect a Jew
With freeze over and talks alive, PM gets the win
Plus the worst-named limousine service ever, and more
Plus Obama and A’jad joust
The key to a lasting peace, argues Israeli Nobel Prize winner Robert Aumann, is not to insist on ‘peace now’
Candidate made Hitler analogy
Plus big win for Turkey’s Erdogan
Plus ground control to Mayor Rahm? and more
Plus anti-anti-Semitism at Yale, and more
Plus: Abbas’ reluctance, Palestinian dissent, and more in the news
Plus Israel’s Gorbachev, and more
Plus the U.S. advertises in Israel, and more
Even as Hamas tries to sabotage talks
Plus ambition we can maybe believe in, and more in the news
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.