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 Bulgaria to blame Iran and Hezbollah for Burgas bombing
Plus the full broadcast from Ed Koch’s funeral
Plus the latest in Iran space and nuclear news
Plus Hagel gets mixed reviews on performance at hearing
An intense morning for the defense secretary nominee
Plus the United Nations report calls on end to all settlements
Plus Sarkozy takes $200,000 speaking fee and offends the crowd
A round-up of fake news we wish were true and true news we wish were fake
Plus Bob Woodward on why Chuck Hagel was nominated
A source is reporting much of the underground Fordo site has been hit
Meanwhile, 3,000 Gaza teenagers graduate Hamas training school
Plus President Obama kicks off second term
Plus a look back on Lincoln Square Synagogue
Plus Colin Powell backs Hagel for Defense Secretary
From “Argo” to “Gangster Squad,” a celluloid news round-up
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.