The influential former secretary of state—courtier, careerist, proud American, conflicted Jew—turns 90
As political and financial crises deepen in Western Europe, French Jewry is facing a familiar test
Israeli society debates the value of Haredi jobs, but Patrick Leigh Fermor saw the ultra-Orthodox hard at work
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Molecular gastronomy finally takes off in Israel, drawing kosher foodies and experimental chefs alike
Plus a look back on Lincoln Square Synagogue
Plus Bibi reiterates demand for no enrichment, and more in the news
Plus Egypt’s presidential flavor of the week, and more in the news
David Albright: released photos could indicate atomic weapons testing
The world powers will try to persuade Iran to halt its nuclear program in talks set for this weekend. A look at what to expect from the Istanbul confab.
What the West and Israel are planning for Iran
Plus the U.S. reacts strongly to Iran nuclear report, and more
Plus P.A. FM admits they don’t have the votes, and more in the news
Key words in new report: ‘specific to nuclear weapons’
Plus that new J Street poll, the ‘Righteous Gentiles’ of CUFI, and more
Plus a new Dubai murder development! and more in the news
Plus strong words from the U.N., mazel tov to Torah Bright, and more in the news
Plus Senator Zuckerman, a very funny Tweet, and more
ElBaradei has it but is hiding it, sources tell ‘Haaretz’
Street performers who pose for tourists by the Colosseum battle city authorities
Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.