In Jerusalem, I developed an unlikely friendship with a taxi driver. I owe him much more than what’s on the meter.
Do the Jewish people have legal ‘rights of entry, sojourn, and settlement’ to the land of Israel?
PEOTUS is stacking his cabinet with friends of the Jewish State, but the geopolitical realities of Iran, Russia, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and ISIS may complicate his Middle East policy, whatever it turns out to be
A photographic journey in search of an Israeli family she never knew she had
To promote next year’s biennale, local artists have taken to the balconies of a Jerusalem apartment complex to capture the city’s landscape
Forget the little hut in the backyard. These grand sukkahs combine luxury and design with halachic detail.
Freedom of worship, not appeasement, is the only just foundation for future peace
The Met’s new exhibit reimagines the holy city as a pleasant pile of objects, conveniently free of people and their delusions
The ‘Amen’ project, part of Jerusalem’s Mekudeshet Festival, will host Muslim, Jewish, and Christian prayers services this weekend, along with a bevy of other cross-cultural events
The retired NBA star has signed a two-year deal with Hapoel Jerusalem, a team he co-owns
Returning to the scene of last year’s hate-motivated stabbing, as the Holy City again celebrates all forms of sexuality and gender
A growing number of Israeli restaurants are obtaining alternative kosher certifications, many of which are administered by an organization called Hashgacha Pratit, or ‘private supervision’
‘Tikkun’ tells the story of a yeshiva student in Jerusalem who questions his faith after surviving a near-death experience
The battle for an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall continues, as Lesley Sachs was arrested in Jerusalem Tuesday
The Nobel prize-winning author called the Jerusalem mayor a ‘phenomenal personality, schemer, finagler, and arranger’ who ‘towers over most of the political figures I have known.’
It was supposed to be a romantic summer in Jerusalem. But religion and politics kept getting in the way.
For one of the founding practitioners of Israel’s cross-dressing performance art—chased out to Tel Aviv by ultra-Orthodox antipathy—Purim is just another day to do battle for her right to be her
In a new book, Adina Hoffman brings to life three architects who transformed the city in the days of the British Mandate
Rav Yochanan Sofer, a pious Hasidic leader, was my neighbor in Jerusalem and an inspiration
How a U.S. Senator’s fight against labeling Israeli settlement products is actually a gift to the BDS movement
Can poet Linda Zisquit keep the enlightenment ideal of the salon alive in Israel?
An ugly campaign shaming ultra-Orthodox soldiers recently came to a head for one family who reportedly faced death threats
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a memoir of my dear friend, the novelist Ilona Karmel, who died 15 years ago
Thousands of Jerusalem’s non-Jewish tourists pay to enjoy a special meal they can’t find in any restaurant: Friday night dinner in a Jewish home
A challenging and nostalgic visit to see my son in Jerusalem became an inspiration
Israel hails an unlikely act of heroism on Monday night
The newspaper settles the ‘explosive historical question that cuts to the essence of competing claims to what may be the world’s most contested piece of real estate’
A dispatch from the Israeli premiere of ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness.’
Video: With a splash of lemon juice and a blend of cinnamon, cardamom, and currants, this Armenian recipe is perfect for summer