Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
The climate is tense, but Europe’s Jewish leaders are more engaged than ever
Suicide bomber killed five Israeli tourists and their bus driver in 2012 attack
Suspects linked to Hezbollah’s military wing, Interior Ministry says
Plus debates continue over Japanese and Bulgarian WWII history
A top Bulgaria official believes the remaining culprits are in Lebanon
Plus Bulgaria to blame Iran and Hezbollah for Burgas bombing
Jewish Agency for Israel to send aid to family of Mustafa Kyosov
Plus Israeli Judo, Jewish basketball, and Iran
Reports claim Medhi Ghazeli was European, a Gitmo alum, linked to al Qaeda
Plus Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld together again
Plus cooking with Cel-Ray soda
Iran, Argentina, an Israeli response and more
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.