Why ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe cannot be equated with anti-Semitism, either in nature or degree
With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
From Black Rock City to the Negev Desert, the sandy camping trip comes to the Middle East
Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
Jewish grandma Isadora Alman pioneered the American sex-advice column, then found her work obsolete.
Talmudic rabbis debate professional eulogizers, trying to strike a balance between the holy and the mundane
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
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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
102-year-old was eminent historian, fierce Revisionist Zionist
The Israeli scholar, and the prime minister’s father, died today in his Jerusalem home. He was my political opposite, but also my teacher and friend.
Plus anti-Semitism at the CIA, and more in the news
When Andrew Sullivan and Roger Cohen link the prime minister’s policies to Ze’ev Jabotinsky, they’re getting the early Zionist leader all wrong
Plus Manna that travels with you, a Swiss shul, and more
‘Time 100′ suggests closer Turkish-Qatari, GOP-Bibi ties
How dry words like ‘reciprocity’ could produce a deal with Iran
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
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet