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, Claude Lanzmann detained, Assad’s emails, and more in the news
Civil war is next as regional actors jockey for position
As world moves against Syria, reminder that Israel was among the first
Plus old anti-Semites say they are ‘the new Jews,’ and more in the news
Plus Arab League proposes Syrian regime change, and more in the news
Iran is desperate to prop up Assad regime
But might reliance on cocaine trade, backing of Assad also hurt the group?
Plus the GOP debate, developments in Egypt, and more in the news
A discredited regime still afloat
Plus Assad fall ‘inevitable,’ and more in the news
Arguably first to advocate Syrian regime change, a widely popular position now
Vetoed U.N. sanctions still betray which way the wind is blowing
Plus, Iranian nukes, Noah Baumbach on Noah (as in Ark), and more
Plus Syria soon sans Assad, and more in the news
Plus A’jad chides Assad, boo to Dan Snyder, and more
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.