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.
A gift of sheep, a controversial collage, and more
By hiring pro-Ahmadinejad professors, says ‘NY Post’
Crisis mounts, a smaller White House Hanukkah, and more in the news
As Iran holds its ground and hope of peace talks recedes
Plus a tough year ahead for JCCs, tough words from Israel, and more in the news
Plus Obama’s alleged Israel blunders, Iran warns Germany, and more in the news
Argues Yossi Klein Halevi in ‘WSJ’ op-ed
Plus Iran, Russia, Lebanon, and more in the news
Plus Iran responds, the high cost of kosher, and more in the news
Biennial drill will test both countries’ missile-defense systems
Plus hate on parade, wholesome pinups, and more
But Barak doesn’t like it, plus peace-talk status reports, military exercises, and more in the news
‘Haaretz’ reports reps of both nations were at Cairo non-proliferation conference
The end of New York’s Jewish voting bloc, plus Israel on Iran, a Chinese shift on Goldstone, and more in the news
A confusing request, faint praise, and a comic memoir
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.