A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Parsing an interview with Abe Foxman
Plus Ed Koch vs. Ron Paul, and more
Plus Shalit and Grapel, East Jerusalem plans, and more in the news
Plus Park51 opens, and more in the news
Plus a Jewish baseball milestone, Larry King’s bagelry, and more
Chris Hondros, of Getty Images, was killed in Libya yesterday
Pro-Israel Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Democrat from Las Vegas, rides a hot streak
Post-Jewish lit, very Jewish lit, and more
A deaf Muslim atheist responds defiantly to the debate over the ‘Ground Zero mosque’
Plus Peres and Barak paint the town red, and more
Plus Israel and Russia ink historic deal, and more in the news
Utah’s Hatch says owners have right to build
Plus Rosenfels can’t catch a break, and more
Does history live up to the Islamic center’s ideal?
Plus nuclear reactors for all, and more
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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.