French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
My beloved Beitar Jerusalem has some racist fans. Instead of abandoning the team, we should take it back.
Plus Brooklyn College endures BDS scandal
Updates on war and peace
A (not-yet-verified) historic departure
Plus John Kerry confirmed as secretary of state
Plus Bibi cartoonist apologies…for his bad timing
Stanley Fischer is widely credited with keeping Israel’s economy afloat
Plus fact checking claims on Chuck Hagel
Plus Sarkozy takes $200,000 speaking fee and offends the crowd
I’ll give you a hint, it wasn’t Chavez
Bird watchers in Israel can never cry fowl
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
The influence of Vladimir Vysotsky, who would have been 75 this week, reaches far beyond his homeland
Meanwhile, 3,000 Gaza teenagers graduate Hamas training school
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.