The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war
Why is a Jewish group dedicated to tolerance honoring a politician who has failed to support religious minorities?
Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
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
Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality
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
Plus, the most Jewish HBO series yet, and more
On pot and gays, the left rules
Explains opposition to same-sex marriage, announcements
And a sensational, near-fatal kosher sandwich!
Candidate is no longer sufficiently homophobic
Reports of financial threats from Orthodox community
How becoming a father drove me away from Judaism—and my daughters into the Episcopal Church
Plus Edward Sanders R.I.P., N.J. gay marriage, and more in the news
Senators mention heritage as driving force
And in New York, the vote’s today
Holiday traffic, Tweet Streets, and the ‘H’ word
Gray areas, the Golden Gate, and parodic justice
Emerging communities, reverse discrimination, and the loneliest graduation
Tomorrow, though not actually legal
Abortion, gay marriage, and rock ‘n’ roll.
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
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
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.