Sundown: Syria Drawing In Israel and Turkey

The JFNA General Assembly gets evacuated

Jews and Medical Marijuana in Colorado

The subject of a Tablet profile gets the 60 Minutes treatment

Why Bibi Should’ve Stayed Home

Avoiding the U.N. circus would have sent a stronger message about the gravity of the Iranian threat

Face the Nations

By asking the United Nations to fulfill their national aspirations, the Palestinians are following a script Israel’s founders wrote in the 1940s

September Dawns, the General Assembly Nears

Will the P.A. go through with its statehood bid?

Daybreak: Abbas Lukewarm on Unity Pre-U.N.

Plus Hariri indictments handed down, and more in the news

Palestinians Reconsider U.N. Statehood Push

Change represents victory for Israel and, even more, Obama

Sundown: Palestine Can Be Vetoed

Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more

The Heretic

David Simon, creator of the series The Wire, infuriated Jewish groups last fall by likening the plight of the country’s inner cities to a “slow-motion Holocaust.” As his latest show, Treme, enters its second season, he explains how his choice of words was no accident.

Sundown: War With Hezbollah Could Get Ugly

Plus, the hottest kosher spot on the Upper West Side, and more

Angel Dust

Jacob struggles with the angel in this week’s parasha. As a new book about an Armenian family’s history shows, we must do the same.

Sundown: Cantor Announces for Team Bibi

Plus talk borders, not settlements, and more

Settlement Kerfuffle Follows the Script

Building announcement leads to U.S.-Israeli friction

Daybreak: The Nuclear Talks Tease

Plus federations worried about aging donor base, and more in the news

Biden’s Brief, Bibi’s Bombast, Simon’s Sermon

What’s cooking in New Orleans

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