Debating what’s next, with Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
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
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Molecular gastronomy finally takes off in Israel, drawing kosher foodies and experimental chefs alike
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
But here’s Cynthia Ozick on the Belieber question
And a 16-year-old yeshiva student in Long Island chose today to make a bomb threat
Plus the United Nations report calls on end to all settlements
Two years after a vicious attack, a new campaign begins
Plus Gabrielle Giffords visits Newtown
Plus Giffords faces her shooter, Greek Jews strategize, and more
Plus Dutch FM to EU: Put Hezbollah on terror group list
Plus, will the Camp David Accords be altered?
Jews in the House are leaving in droves
Daily Beast’s list’s Jewish women on being Jewish women
Plus, an unkosher catering dispute, a plea for Madonna, and more
Plus how Jews vote, R.I.P. H&H, and more
Plus the new Tahrir Square turns 1, and more
But U.S. options against nuclear program are limited
Plus Arab League proposes Syrian regime change, and more in the news
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.