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.
After prime minister linked anti-government protests to “Jewish Diaspora”
How Bibi Netanyahu handed the American president a big trophy—and got what Israel wanted all along
Plus a possible detente with Turkey and Israel?
Taking a Romney critique of Obama on Israel to its logical extreme
Surprise: Flotilla raid was bungled behind the scenes.
Tired of being portrayed as ‘bloodthirsty murderers,’ three former infantrymen launch a website to help improve the image of Israel’s military
Plus more things Ron Paul signed his name to, and more in the news
Plus navy makes contact with flotilla, and more in the news
Plus kosher joint an NYPD/OWS casualty, and more
Report: IHH-sponsored boats will leave Turkey for Gaza on Sunday
Can anything bring the two nations to détente?
Does this mean Israel should apologize?
Plus Israel stays course regarding Turkey, and more
Plus, Iran ominously moves nuclear production, and more in the news
Finds ‘excessive’ force and, contra Turkey, says blockade is legal
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.