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 photos show Iran covering up nuke evidence, and more in the news
It could be 1967; more ominously, it could be 1984
Plus Bibi switches course on settlement neighborhood, and more in the news
Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War
Deal could lend electoral reform and even peace process momentum
Plus Israel’s northern border tense due to Syria, and more in the news
Move also extends unconstitutional Tal Law, about Haredi military service
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Why Bibi wants a new government before U.S. Election Day
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news
Plus the Met revises its Stein exhibit, Gorenberg on settlers, and more
Plus Barak hits back at Iran dissenters, and more in the news
It’s the children of Irgun fighters who are known as princes of the Israeli right. But Benzion Netanyahu was a scholar, not an underground militant.
They may smell imminent attack; they may also smell imminent elecitons
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.