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.
But the U.S. may not really want them
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
Plus new U.N. sanctions, R.I.P. Zinn, and more in the news
Plus the Turkish debate, Holocaust remembrance, and more in the news
A Mideast power shift and the death of Anatevka
Plus the IDF to leave Haiti while Israel adopts orphans, and more
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, and more in the news
If you’re so concerned, just use some Purell!
The Bennetts had sued over murdered daughter
A brief history of spies, plots, and mysterious deaths surrounding Iran’s nuclear program
She loves peace, but she also loves the pride and dignity the Iran-backed group and its leader, Hassan Nasrallah, claim to provide
Plus a pope defends another, the ‘couch crisis,’ and more in the news
Turks credit ‘wise man’ Peres
Plus the slain Iranian physicist, Dysentery-a, and more
Deputy FM Ayalon, at center of storm, already said sorry
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.