Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
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.
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
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 Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
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?
Between Fatah and Hamas, that is
At U.N. next month, albeit informally
Uri Davis calls himself ‘a Palestinian, Hebrew, of Jewish origin, anti-Zionist’
As P.M. Fayyad interview with ‘Haaretz’ confirms
Issues broadsides on Israel, Hamas
A consul chastised, a tunnel bombed, and more in the news
It’s Israel’s fault, says Fatah
Settlements vs. Iran, Spielberg honored, and more in the news
And Mike Bloomberg in hot water, in the morning news
Turkey wants in, Lieberman picks a fight, and more
And a conspiracy was behind it, says Fatah official
A new poll indicates flagging support from Palestinians
IDF soldier part of Egypt-Israel-Fatah-Hamas deal
Fayyad’s optimism despite facts on the ground, a Jewish IMDB, and more from the news
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.