A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Plus everything you might want to know about sequestration
The Facebook CEO will get the Jersey guv some cash
Our adopted children escaped the misery of Russian orphanages. Others won’t be as lucky.
Desperate for news of a ceasefire, but true resolution seems nowhere in sight
Young Israeli soldiers have pushed older commanders into adopting a more aggressive social media strategy
Social media geotagging features spark unprecedented security questions
Plus the Free Gaza Movement’s promotion of Holocaust revision
A comic’s commitment to human contact over computer chatter is just the right inspiration for the Days of Awe
NYPD arrests 49 gang members after tracking Facebook activity
Plus a Gaza building boom?
+972 Magazine strikes up an unlikely conversation
To a volunteer from New York in an IDF paratrooper unit, the rockets fired from Gaza last week felt like war
Jews watching Jews who go on Birthright Israel trips
Few people know the programming languages like Java and Ruby that run the modern world. The People of the Book should fight against this illiteracy.
Prime Minister called “manipulative” for claiming people like him
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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.