A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Mori Rothman is in jail for publicly refusing to serve in the IDF
The news comes days after Valerie Jarrett was said to be involved in Iran negotiations
World’s most prestigious book fair also features anti-Semitic books
A bruising election keeps bruising
Plus Jack Lew as Secretary of Treasury?
Plus Turkey and Syria continue to heat up
Does this mean there can be peace?
A letter from Tel Aviv on the impact of Obama re-election
I have a lot in common with the conscientious objector. So, why can’t I stomach his decision to avoid IDF service?
In Pittsburgh, signs read “Obama… Oy Vey”
Plus Syrian fire hits IDF jeeps near the border between Israel and Syria
Palestinian leader takes two steps forward on right of return, two steps back
Joe rides the Shabbat elevator with McCain, tells a bad joke
Plus Sheldon Adelson makes his case
The Republican’s vision—based on choice and dignity, not dependence—is why Jews should support him
Students for Justice in Palestine delivered the flyers to campus dorm rooms
Education Ministry releases new curriculum in advance of Yom HaShoah
The pop star dresses up as bar mitzvah DJ Yosef Shulem in new music video
A seventh-grade class responds to our feature on survivors living in poverty
The comedian explains he’s not actually Jewish, everyone just thinks he is
Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky was taken by pro-Russian forces in Slovyansk
Assault charges filed in December attack of gay black man in Williamsburg
What it all means for the peace process
Exposed fellow white nationalists in 1987 for lesser prison term and new name
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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.