Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war
We can all agree: The Obama Administration’s assaults on the First Amendment are abhorrent—and must stop
Why the U.S.-Israel alliance may be returning to its Cold War roots
Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
When an Israeli artist reinvented a Radiohead classic as Arabic music, some cried racism. They missed the point.
Destination bar and bat mitzvahs take Jewish ceremonies to exotic locations—far from the synagogue back home
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
A new English translation of the Samaritan Torah offers scholars a different version of the sacred text
I don’t need Israeli Memorial Day to remember Alex Assaf, the kindest—and tallest—soldier I have ever known
And what they say about Israel
Hundreds of Palestinians clash with IDF around hunger strike
Ahmed Jabari was equivalent to an army chief of staff, abducted Gilad Shalit
Plus an explosion rocks central Beirut
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
Plus Romney on one-state solution and Gilad Shalit’s Rosh Hashanah letter
A dispatch from the war’s end
Plus Romney joins call for moment of silence at the Olympics
UPDATED: Many conference attendees stand to the left of the official party line; some support the boycott of products made in West Bank settlements
Plus Merah dies, Gates calls Iran attack ‘a catastrophe,’ and more in the news
Plus Settlers of Canaan, Myra Kraft honored, and more
Hamas likely uninvolved in ongoing clash; one rocket hits empty school
Plus, a break from Tebowing, Shalit joins Facebook, MVP Braun, and more
Plus Mr. Shalit goes to Jerusalem, and more
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.
From the archive: Daniel Estrin’s 2012 report—which just won a prestigious award—on Jerusalem’s light rail