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.
What’s cooking in New Orleans
Plus Cohen on Levin, Judt on NYC, and more
Plus the Moses Herzog of terrorists, and more in the news
The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state
An anti-Arab attack in East Jerusalem, and this week’s parasha about Abraham in Sodom
Plus Sheikh Jarrah tense, and more in the news
Plus unrest in East J’lem, and more
Plus U.N. vindicates Israel on tree, and more in the news
Group petitions TIAA-CREF at board meeting
Policy supports settlements, which gov’t opposes
Plus Turkey may cut ties, Turkey maintains ties, and more in the news
Plus Shalits on the march, and more in the news
Plus Gaza’s isolation lessens, Israel’s grows, and more in the news
The dread vuvuzela enters the fray
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.