How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East
Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war
We can all agree: The Obama Administration’s assaults on the First Amendment are abhorrent—and must stop
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
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
Destination bar and bat mitzvahs take Jewish ceremonies to exotic locations—far from the synagogue back home
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
The Jesuits’ history with the Jews has been rocky, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate the ascent of Francis
I took my Catholic friend to my Jewish summer camp when we were teenagers. Now he’s an honorary Jew.
Plus, understanding through translation, the war on lox, and more
Leonard Cohen, a Roman holiday, and more in the news
Can religious women have their cake, and eat it too?
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
Plus an Israeli commission casts doubt about details of an infamous incident
We’re talking burning crosses and protests warm
Something of a forced exodus is happening in Florham Park
Check out Israeli students covering “Alive”
A cultural dissection of the Colonel’s reach
With Syria on the brink, residents wonder what the future holds
Following Putin’s rejection of Bibi’s plea to not bolster Syrian air defense
We’ll be back on Friday
Controversy after Jewish community leaders rent out 19th century beit midrash
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.