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
How Israel’s central banker would land the top job
Plus a gay Conservative rabbi, and more
The dumbest blog post you’ll ever read (and no, it’s not this one)
Plus, Mamet Agonistes, Korean Jews, and more
Two Jews, including Israeli central banker, are in the running
The putrid DSK defenses prompt a closer look at les philosophes francais
Plus, sanctioned Assad blames Israel, and more in the news
Plus, MoDo on DSK, LVT on Nazis, and more
Plus Assad admits mistakes were made, and more in the news
Alleged sexual predator may have empowered France’s National Front
Plus, DSK, Israel transfers tax revenue, and more in the news
Le Pen, daughter of notorious right-wing French politician, runs for president
Could France soon see its first Jewish president?
Roughly a quarter are Jews; Bernanke is No. 1
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.