Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
Hate speech legislation a response to the rise of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party
Neurologist in Thessaloniki also had Nazi paraphernalia in his home
In 1942, the Jews of Thessaloniki paid in vain to release 10,000 Nazi prisoners
Shootings and a major drone strike mark a big news day around the globe
Greece’s neo-Nazis are limiting invites to Easter lunch
PM Antonis Samaras makes an unlikely visit to the Thessaloniki synagogue
Plus Giffords faces her shooter, Greek Jews strategize, and more
Plus ‘The Protocols of the Elders of Zion’ Are Read Aloud in Greek Parliament
Plus endorsements, endorsements
Plus over a thousand Palestinians displaced last year, and more
Greek Golden Dawn spokesman slugs Communist politician on live TV
Flags worthy of 21st-century Holocaust deniers
Neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of Greek vote; Jewish community rattled
And in Greece, neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of vote
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.