Debating what’s next, with Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East
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
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Molecular gastronomy finally takes off in Israel, drawing kosher foodies and experimental chefs alike
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
Plus India’s Hitler store gets a new name
David Wolpe insists that delivering an invocation at the Democratic Convention is not a political endorsement
A Jewish-themed anti-abortion monument grows in Kansas
Plus the Dersh calls for a settlement freeze, and more
Comment of the Week
Surely we can have political debates without demeaning women
Plus the new Tahrir Square turns 1, and more
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
Group says economy threatens ‘America’s security assistance to Israel’
Plus all apologies to Egypt, Schultz backs OWS, and more
VP playing major role in effort to shore up Jewish Democrats
‘Unusual circumstances,’ ‘unique’ district are culprits for loss, they say
Plus, Levi Aron indicted, schmucks, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Speech, designed to help Israel with Europe, could hurt Obama at home
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?
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.