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?
Zahav owners offer their take on an Israeli-style hummusiya in Center City
After Texas health officials discover possible listeria contamination
Hummus company petitions FDA for regulations over the chickpea spread
Israeli couple opens city’s first hummus restaurant in former Jewish ghetto
Plus an on-screen shout out to the Scroll
Jerusalem’s Hummus satellite declares war on smart phones
Forget cheap hummus shops. Arabic cuisine is coming into its own in Israel, as fine dining for Arabs and Jews alike.
The Middle Eastern spread is football’s new dip sponsor
The Israeli Prime Minister is putting the lick in Likud
From a fellow hummus addict
Pulitzer-winning food critic Jonathan Gold on his family, his favorite delis, and what makes food Jewish
Brooklyn group to decide whether to hold referendum over Israeli products
Garlicky hummus is Israel’s national dish, one that inspires best-selling books, prompted a headline-making heist, and is said to cure physical and mental ailments
Burekas in Florida, hummus in L.A., and elegant Israeli cuisine in Philadelphia: ferreting out the unexpected at restaurants around the country
Plus sharks from Mossad! and more
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.