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.
Notes the public advocate’s police stop-and-frisk opposition and tax policies
Plus farewell Hilton Kramer, a response to Bret Stephens, and more
Plus Ellison is the richest Jew, and more
The unstoppable power of the Super PACs
Which Jewish billionaires are the most philanthropic?
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Denies employing actors as callers; we never said he did
Plus, a passive aggresive Purim and more
Five of top six U.S. philanthropists are Jews
Plus a few minor things that happened, and more
Plus, Salita scores a KO, and more in the news
Plus the freeze in writing, and more
Plus Morton Klein piles on Soros, and more
Plus Mumbai two years on, and more
In tarnishing Soros’s Shoah experience, Beck tarnishes the Shoah
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.