French McDonald’s Creates Bagel Cheeseburgers

Understanding France and Israel by their McDonald’s franchises

An Ultra-Orthodox Shomrim Patrol Celebrates Five Years in an Unexpected Place: Israel

Even in the Jewish state, ultra-Orthodox Jews look first to their own, and not to secular authorities, for security

Lesbian Penguin Couple Calls Israeli Zoo Home

Ramat Gan Zoo staff had always just thought one was a small male

Brandeis Withdraws from American Studies Association

Becomes second university to do so after ASA’s Israel boycott

Saga of Terrorism Suit Against Bank of China Continues

Daniel Wultz’s family has some choice words for Bibi

With Hezbollah Away, Lebanon to Play (Ball)?

Lebanese soldier to be prosecuted in killing of Israeli soldier

Don’t Invoke the Holocaust in Gun Debate: Part 719

Steven Fulop, Jersey City mayor and grandson of survivors, attacked by NRA

Israeli Poverty Report; KISS Gets Inducted

Plus Dr. Ruth and Hugh Hefner, and more in the news

Hillel Should Welcome Wider Debate on Israel—to Keep Moderate Young Jews Involved

Responding to pressure from the progressive ‘Open Hillel’ movement will engage those who want to hear a multiplicity of views

Israeli Settler Version of Miley Cyrus Sets Humanity Back

‘We Can’t Stop’ gets an abrasive West Bank makeover

Jewish Self-Government in Europe Was Not Just a Dream—It Was a Failure

The Council of Four Lands was the central body of Jewish autonomy in Poland for nearly two centuries. What went wrong?

Prayers for Rain Usher in Jerusalem Snowfall

Watch the snowfall in the Old City on “The Kotel Cam”

Report: Stanley Fischer Will Be Next Fed Vice Chair

The American-Israeli economist’s name has been floated for other gigs

Israel, Palestinians, Jordan Sign Water Deal

Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?

Americans Have Cuba, but for One Pakistani Woman, Israel Is the Forbidden Destination

Thanks to the Internet, Jerusalem seems closer than ever—but thanks to her government’s policy, remains out of reach

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