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.
Oh, and the Sudan-Gaza link
Turning a controversy about Israel into a conspiracy about Jews
Teachers say it ‘harms the Palestinian cause’
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Plus the plot against the President and the ‘Zionist Occupied Government’
A dispatch from the war’s end
What summer camp with Hamas looks like
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Plus Kadima threat to leave government is real, and more in the news
Plus German intelligence official resigns, and more in the news
To a volunteer from New York in an IDF paratrooper unit, the rockets fired from Gaza last week felt like war
Plus Obama’s bold cyberwar campaign, and more in the news
Plus Hebrew Hamas, the Hezbollah threat, and more
New ICG report calls for reset of current negotiations paradigm
Plus photos show Iran covering up nuke evidence, and more in the news
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.