A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
An excerpt from a new analysis of King David, the biblical poet-hero
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
For the first time, I’m concerned about my kids’ Jewishness as I send them off in the morning
UN report casts doubt on Israeli fault in the death of a Palestinian infant
Plus Harvey Weinstein’s role in Michelle Obama’s Oscar appearance
Plus Christine Quinn weighs the pros and cons of a Koch endorsement
A look at Gaza’s beleaguered neighbor
Plus warplanes continue to bomb neighborhoods in Syria
The must-have accessory of the season
Losing the only right answer
Plus Hamas Chief arrives in Gaza for a ‘victory’ party
If the past few weeks are any guide, it looks like the open feud between Jerusalem and Washington is over
And Ehud Olmert goes to crazy lengths to attack Netanyahu
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
A primer on the frustration about yesterday’s happenings
According to his widow, Ribhi Badawi had been in Hamas prison
Plus the return of Tzipi and Mile End gets chippy
But now we have a bigger concern
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury