Looking back on this week and looking nervously forward
Reports that areas near Jerusalem have been struck by rockets from Gaza
Jerusalem’s Israel museum persuasively shows that Hasidism is not only, or even really, about religion
A cartoon about leaving Zion
And everything that’s wrong with the American discourse on Israel
The Women of the Wall leader was wearing a prayer shawl
Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi paint a complex portrait of their hometown’s cuisine in a new cookbook
Study: A million U.S. Jews seek Jewish life outside of shul
Plus the German Cabinet sets date to discuss circumcision amendment
Plus the Free Gaza Movement’s promotion of Holocaust revision
Plus Syrian refugee toll could rise as high as 700,000
Plus anti-Semitic Elmo is back
News Corp CEO throws support behind King David
Plus Dutch FM to EU: Put Hezbollah on terror group list
Falsely accuses rabbi of leaving Jerusalem out of benediction
Spectacle is evidence of incompetence, not anti-Israel conspiracy.
Stresses “golden and capital city” after it was temporarily cut from platform
Party platform amended to include Jerusalem—and delegates boo loudly
Plus State of Berlin legalizes circumcision
Plus the Democratic platform: no word on Jerusalem
Plus U.S. snags $150m from Canadian bank linked to Hezbollah
Plus a settler leader gets profiled by the Times
Israel’s main library remains underfunded and short on staff, even as neighboring cultural institutions thrive
The Moby-Dick author sought spiritual connection on an 1857 Holy Land trip. He found dust and rocks instead.
Israel fears a crisis in Egypt, but the U.S. remains calm. How did these allies come to see things so differently?
Why a quarter of a million people turned out to mourn Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv
Everything you need to know about Mitt’s visit (and more)
After 119 years, the windmill will turn again
Plus Peres warns about settlements’ consequences, and more
On some Israeli buses, only men sit in the front. With the law on their side, some women are fighting back.