Dolled Up

An exhibit in Tel Aviv surveys the changes in Israeli history, and the nation’s self-perception, through the once-popular medium of decorative dolls

Long View

At a book festival in Sicily, admiring a tranquil lifestyle and remembering a father’s bedtime stories about drunks and prostitutes, based on his time spent Irgun gun-running at Italy’s southern tip

Sundown: Signs of Struggle in Kletzky Murder

Plus Jewish summer camps get their frack on, free Turkish circumcisions, and more

Blowback

Obama’s unsuccessful foreign policy in the Mideast is based not on idealism or realpolitik but anti-colonialism, a legacy of the collapse of the European empires

Jerusalem Post

The American Academy in Jerusalem will welcome its inaugural class of fellows this fall. The four artists—plus founder Elise Bernhardt, of the Foundation for Jewish Culture—talk about the program.

Sundown: Report Delayed for Breathing Room

Plus, remembering Yoni Netanyahu, and more

“I’m Semi-Sorry”

Quote of the Day

Quite A Six Months We’ve Had!

That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll

Camp Stories

A humiliating first day, taking it outside for a showdown behind the bunk, the first stirrings of an urge for aliyah: readers’ stories of summer camp—and illustrations inspired by them

In the Zionist Camp

I have conflicted feelings toward Israel, but I love my daughter’s progressive, tolerant, anti-bullying, anti-materialist—and, yes, Zionist—summer camp

The Heights

U.S. and Israeli policymakers are yet to acknowledge that their decades-long push to use the Golan to make peace with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is a far-fetched dream

Birth Right

A Jewish democratic state by definition must have a Jewish majority. Political scientist Rebecca Steinfeld studies how Israel has from its earliest days sought to establish and maintain that majority.

Scream Cycle

Forget the self-hating Jew; as everything from Internet comments to political speeches shows us, and as this week’s parasha reminds us, it’s the self-infatuated ones we need to look out for

Fare and Good

There are many ways a marriage can be tested. Inviting a strange cab driver into your home without informing your wife beforehand is one.

Take a Trip to Israel With Glenn Beck

An imagined photo-diary

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