The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
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The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
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My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Continuing the conversation on kids and Israel
New nonproliferation push
A haftorah of messiahs and mindfulness
National Security Strategy emphasizes nonproliferation
Berman takes flight, Zionism for kids, and more
Paul Berman challenges liberal intellectuals to take a stand against Tariq Ramadan
I can’t talk to my kids about Israel
A haftorah of fiery angels and fading strength
Defends NYRB piece, which was originally for NYT Mag
Warns Zionism is increasingly for the Orthodox
Report: Conflict is question of when, not if
There’s linkage, too, between U.S. actions in Iraq and Afghanistan and Faisal Shahzad’s bombing attempt in Times Square
Analyzing a poll that found 42% approval
David Cameron to be Britain’s prime minister
Britain’s maybe-new top diplomat, and more
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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.