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Remembering Yehuda Avner’s Worst Speech

One of Israel’s singular storytellers dies at 86

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‘Clothes Don’t Just Make the Man, They Can Save the Man’

In his memoir ‘Measure of a Man,’ Martin Greenfield recalls how he survived Auschwitz to become an iconic tailor to the stars

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In Israel’s Earliest Days, the Place Its Leaders Felt Compelled To Visit Was Burma

A visit with Than Than Nu, whose father U Nu welcomed Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir, and Moshe Sharett to Rangoon

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Shulamit Aloni, One of Israel’s First Feminist Leaders, Dies at 85

The former Knesset member led the way for a movement now in its prime

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Golda Meir: Cory Booker’s Ghostwriter?

In his Senate victory speech, Cory Booker cribbed from the prime minister

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Biden Gives Campaign-Style Speech at J Street

Discussed regional security issues and told his Golda Meir story again

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Jewish Politicians in the Kitchen

From Golda Meir’s chicken soup to Jack Lew’s potato kugel

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Tumbling Down

The building that once housed Anshe Kanesses, one of the grandest synagogues in ‘Chicago’s Jerusalem,’ faces the wrecking ball after 99 years

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The Least-Requested Hanukkah Specials Ever

Jolson, Malamud, Golda, and more!

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Dylan Plays Israel: A Suggested Setlist

Appropriate songs for his Tel Aviv gig

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Israel Disney

The Walt Disney Company and an Israeli movie-theater chain announced plans last week to build a Disney theme park in Haifa. An artist imagines what it will look like.

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Q&A: Maen Rashid Areikat

The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state

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Premiership

A new book gives an insider’s assessment of four Israeli prime ministers—and Menachem Begin the voice he never had

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Zionist Princess

A new biography shines a light on Marie Syrkin

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A Night to Remember

Thirty years ago, Barbra and Golda made nice in prime time

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Speculative Friction

Selim Nassib’s latest novel riffs on rumors of Golda Meir’s affair with a Palestinian banker