One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
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?
World leaders visit Israel, West Bank, and Egypt in effort to forge ceasefire
Young Israeli soldiers have pushed older commanders into adopting a more aggressive social media strategy
The fulcrum pivot of Operation Pillar of Defense is fast approaching
Fajr-5 missiles at center of Mossad hotel assassination and factory explosion
Israelis receive threatening e-mails from terrorist group
Flash sale site is one of 44 million Israeli websites targeted by hackers
Describing the indescribable
Progress made on ceasefire, but distance remains
In 2007, I traveled to Sderot to make a film. Months later, I made it my home—and Gaza my neighbor.
Ceasefire looming? Egypt’s role, Iron Dome, Tel Aviv, and more
Looking back on this week and looking nervously forward
Social media geotagging features spark unprecedented security questions
From subtle to egregious, major media outlets drop the ball
Is there a new front opening in the battle?
Looking at Hamas’ reach and where the Jerusalem rocket fell
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
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.