Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
The problem with our politics isn’t the collapse of left or right; it’s our inability to think rigorously about the challenges we face
Jack Balkin, Richard Primus, Randy Barnett, and Eugene Kontorovich talk about how Judaism influences their work
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
Plus American kidnapped by al-Qaida asks Netanyahu to intervene
Matt Welch leads off with an important piece
Plus President Obama clarifies U.S. relationship with Egypt: “not an ally”
Plus a round up on condemnations on Libyan
Actors speak out about mystery man behind controversial film
Four staff members, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, killed
Plus Mark Zuckerberg says he’s disappointed in Facebook’s showing on Wall Street
Islamists storm the U.S. embassy and Egypt’s last Jews have no rabbi. Shanah tova from the Muslim Brotherhood.
Plus Obama and Netanyahu to miss each other in September
Plus Mass. rabbis and Jewish organizations weigh in on assisted suicide
Plus Estonian paper apologizes for making ad featuring death camps images
Questions are emerging about Germany’s Jewish future
Hop on now to check out a some live Arabic-Jewish music in Israel
News Corp CEO throws support behind King David
One in every 514 people in the world is Jewish.
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.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.