Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
The problem with our politics isn’t the collapse of left or right; it’s our inability to think rigorously about the challenges we face
Jack Balkin, Richard Primus, Randy Barnett, and Eugene Kontorovich talk about how Judaism influences their work
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
Plus the Treasury Department warns about Iran avoiding sanctions
Plus with Syrian conflict in mind, Israel plans a fence in the Golan Heights
Plus Jack Lew to be named Treasury Secretary tomorrow
Looking at which parties may run the next government and its ruling coalition
Plus snow blankets Jerusalem and much of Israel
In first interview following nomination, defense secretary nominee has his say
Lead investigator in the unsolved case was fired
Plus Gabrielle Giffords visits Newtown
Plus warplanes continue to bomb neighborhoods in Syria
Recent events stoke fears of broader violence, Third Intifada
Plus Michael Moynihan on the Newtown conspiracy theories
Plus UN envoy meets with Assad
Plus hundred of Jewish tombstones recovered in Greece after long search
And implicates President Obama in a cover up
Plus Avigdor Lieberman will not resign…yet
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.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.