The steel magnate—son-in-law of the former president and once a symbol of post-Soviet nepotism—now advocates for the rule of law
The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
A match a century in the making brings two tough, funny, liberated stars into glorious alignment
Sefi Rivlin, the iconic Israeli comedian who died earlier this month, revolutionized the country’s political scene
A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
I’ve struggled for decades to feel comfortable in synagogue as a single woman. Wrapped in a silk prayer shawl, I finally felt at home.
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
But U.N. action is unlikely, and more in the news
Plus, the Syrian troubles continue, and more in the news
Plus accused Giffords shooter won’t stand trial now, and more
This week in Israel: borders are breached, a truck runs amok, Netanyahu tests the waters, Barak stands accused, and rabbis fireproof the Sabbath
Plus, anti-Jewish bomb plot neutralized, and more in the news
Plus notes on Barenboim’s concert, and more
ICG’s Nathan Thrall talks to Tablet Magazine
Plus a liver becomes a man, and more
The comical contretemps is actually an important, depressing sign
Plus, Chabad blast deliberate, and more in the news
Plus U.N. posturing, Lebanese blaming, and more in the news
Israel fires on Gaza City for first time since Cast Lead
In a massively tense situation, something will have to give
Plus Peres and Obama talk Pollard, and more
How will Israel respond to continued rocket attacks?
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past