Why is a Jewish group dedicated to tolerance honoring a politician who has failed to support religious minorities?
Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Molecular gastronomy finally takes off in Israel, drawing kosher foodies and experimental chefs alike
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
Peter Joseph, of Israel Policy Forum, condemns ‘oversimplified rhetoric’
But his subject is 1980s South Africa and Paul Simon
Can the women’s antiwar group, active in the anti-Israel BDS effort, turn people against drone warfare?
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news
Novelist won’t fly to Germany to accept prize after controversial Iran poem
The author of the The Crisis of Zionism strikes back at criticism of his controversial new book about Israel and American Jews
One-tenth of membership votes by decisive margin
Brooklyn group to decide whether to hold referendum over Israeli products
Which might be more a case of ‘Zionist B.S.’
Plus the Jews of 1600 Pennsylvania, and more
Oren slams call; J Street’s Ben-Ami praises analysis, differs on prescription
‘Dissent’ editor will speak Sunday in Park Slope
The BDS debate comes to Park Slope
As Israel Apartheid Week returns to college campuses across the country, how should supporters of Israel fight the battle for hearts and minds?
Plus don’t not buy Israeli, and more
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.