How a staunch secularist found substantive Jewish study in the heart of Israel’s sin city
Obama’s Israel Ambassador: The Two-State Solution Remains the Best Option, But We Need to Plan in Case It Fails
American interests will be worse off without two states. But it’s time to consider how we might make the best of that bad situation.
Conan O’Brien’s Whirlwind Tour of Israel is Exactly What You’d Expect—and That’s What Makes It So Fun
The comedian has hit Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of El-Al, and the results are predictably endearing, if entirely ordinary
There’s something perverse about dismissing anti-Semitism concerns of Jews in the U.S. by explaining how much you like Jews when they’re 6,000 miles away
As many as 7,000 Egyptians live in the Jewish State, including one former Arab Miss Israel. Suspected by Cairo of being spies, they’re fighting for their rights.
‘While peace with Palestinians may be the preferable instrument for ridding Israel of its undesirable control over millions of Palestinians, it is not the ultimate goal of the Zionist enterprise. It is an instrument.’
How to avoid using power that comes from stations that work on Shabbat? Invent a new kind of strictly kosher grid, some haredi lawmakers say.
What began as a delivery of bedroom furniture may end up as a major diplomatic crisis
Standing a few blocks from the White House, Lebanese delegation member Elias Bou Saab tweeted his support to Hezbollah ‘resisters.’ But the real problem is much, much worse.
Transgender people have served in the IDF since 2013, and the army covers the costs of reassignment surgery
Threatening to vote against the government unless the decision is reversed, Amir Ohana nevertheless advocates looking at the bigger picture
Israel’s northern border has been quiet, but the upheaval in Syria may spiral into another show-down with Hezbollah
Campus Week: A call to academic colleagues
Amos Oz, A.B. Yehoshua, Etgar Keret, Jonathan Safran Foer, Paul Auster, Michael Chabon, Meir Shalev, Ayelet Waldman, Nicole Krauss, and Bernard-Henri Lévy
The Jewish state confronts the possibility of a new front—or two—in its ongoing conflict with a hostile regional power on the rise
Iran Week: Jalal Al-e Ahmad’s astonishing and paradoxical account of his 1963 travels in the Holyland, newly translated and reissued as ‘The Israeli Republic’
Got assumptions about the Orthodox community in Israel? ‘King’ Zilbershlag is here to debunk them.
The 6’10” forward from UCLA is projected to go in the first round of Thursday’s NBA Draft in Brooklyn