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.
Retirement and redistricting open door for Jewish Queens assemblyman
Bob Turner to run for Senate; Koch won’t repeat endorsement
Prominent Queens Democrat a strong supporter of Israel
Plus Perry goes kosher, the fatal mustache, and more
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Plus Israel clears out embassy in Jordan, and more in the news
In Anthony Weiner’s former district, Jewish voters elected Bob Turner, a Catholic Republican they saw as stronger on Israel than the Orthodox Jewish Democrat
Plus blaming the Orthodox, Oren and the Lakers, and more
‘Unusual circumstances,’ ‘unique’ district are culprits for loss, they say
Democrat goes down in Weiner’s heavily Jewish former district
Plus Weprin loses, probe calls blockade illegal, and more in the news
Obama’s record is strong, he says, but the president needs to sell it better
Israel will become a ‘stand-in’ for voters, he says, to Obama’s detriment
Weprin-Turner in overdrive
New ad campaign, pegged to special N.Y. election, suggests he is
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.