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.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
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 country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
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?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
Plus Elijah’s cup and Gilad’s chair, and more in the news
Israel in China (not just on Sunday nights), and more
At this spring’s World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, Israel will show off its burgeoning bilateral relationship with the host country
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, and more in the news
Plus the China exemption, more power to Levin, and more in the news
Plus China anti-sanctions, U.K. acts on war crimes, and more in the news
Plus Dubai cause-of-death, Snooki’s glassy Purim, and more in the news
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, and more
Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
Credits broadly popular positions, Jews in government
Plus China nixes sanctions, Lieberman rattles saber, and more
A watered-down emissions treaty could mean watered-down sanctions
And we write an entire item without making a Jews-and-Chinese food joke!
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.