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
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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
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
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.
Rosh Hashanah wishes from the prez
A High Holidays online service that asks probing questions and remembers your answers
Rosh Hashanah resolutions from Matisyahu, Michael Showalter, Ayelet Waldman, and others
How synagogues and their congregants are handling the economic downturn
Like generations of Jewish service members, my husband, a Navy pilot, will spend the High Holidays overseas
From the archives: A year into the financial meltdown, the calendar keeps turning, and so does the economic cycle
As Yom Kippur approaches: ‘Fido, I owe you one’
From the archives: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past
Everything you ever wanted to know about the holiday
The do-it-yourself approach to synagogue security
High Holidays in the recession
High-priced holidays, blushing brides, and a wasted plea
So many questions, including: will Youkilis play?
New albums find inspiration in the Passover haggadah
Gray areas, the Golden Gate, and parodic justice
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.