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
Plus American plotter in Mumbai attack sentenced to 35 years
And Ehud Olmert goes to crazy lengths to attack Netanyahu
Plus a round up on condemnations on Libyan
102-year-old was eminent historian, fierce Revisionist Zionist
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
Influential commenter concludes Bibi won’t make peace on his own
Remnick, of The New Yorker, on Haaretz
Will anti-settlement sentiment prove a tipping point?
Novelist defeats favorites McCarthy, Carey
Who will make The New Yorker’s under-40 cut?
BHL in NYC
Old-school Jewish class distinctions in blogger’s ‘New Yorker’ riposte
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.