Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war
We can all agree: The Obama Administration’s assaults on the First Amendment are abhorrent—and must stop
Why the U.S.-Israel alliance may be returning to its Cold War roots
Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
When an Israeli artist reinvented a Radiohead classic as Arabic music, some cried racism. They missed the point.
Destination bar and bat mitzvahs take Jewish ceremonies to exotic locations—far from the synagogue back home
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
A new English translation of the Samaritan Torah offers scholars a different version of the sacred text
GOP frontrunner aided ‘pro-Israel lawfare’
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
U.N. flotilla report delayed again so that negotiations can continue
And why, contra Hamas, it was no ‘war crime’
Plus lawyers in Kletzky case tease insanity defense, and more in the news
Plus, the Turkish complications, and more in the news
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
Plus, remembering Yoni Netanyahu, and more
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Palmer Commission finds Gaza blockade legal, does not demand apology
How Israel thwarted the second Gaza flotilla
Plus the little boat that can’t, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Plus the flotilla to take to the air, and more in the news
Plus, Braun’s brawn, Kafka, and more
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.
From the archive: Daniel Estrin’s 2012 report—which just won a prestigious award—on Jerusalem’s light rail