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.
It’s a good thing the Finance Minister’s boxing days are over
John Garfield, the tough, underrated Hollywood star who would have turned 100 today, embodied Jewish pride
HBO’s Harold Lederman remembers his jovial old friend
Need Hanukkah gift ideas? From a tale of a Shabbat princess to a Lower East Side detective story, here are the year’s best Jewish kids’ books
Plus Kristallnacht in Brooklyn, Foreskin Man’s female friend, and more
When Amir Khan and Zab Judah enter the boxing ring Saturday night, Harold Lederman will be judging the bout for HBO Sports. With his distinctive Bronx honk, he’s the sport’s most essential analyst.
Orthodox boxer had a tough year
Plus Disneyland in the Holy Land, and more
Yeah, we said ‘Who?’ too
Brighton Beach brawl ends in decision for rabbi-in-training
Stallone’s Barney Ross versus our Barney Ross
Jewish boxer will fight in Brooklyn September 1st
Plus Yitzhak Rabin Gallery, new trailers, and more
Plus Yuri wants a rematch, and more
Foreman-Cotto, Saturday night
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.