The latest ‘Text/Context’
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
The odyssey of Jack Tytell: An intimate look at the accused Jewish killer
Plus Zuckerman the speechwriter, and more
But which side has better weather?
French Jews making aliyah go from one conflict zone to another
Amman’s ambassador to Washington talks about the possibilities for Middle East peace
Israel’s smallest religious minority offers Jews a glimpse of what might have been
Jerusalem, forever anything? and more
Does Israel’s capital—with its large, activist, and growing ultra-Orthodox population—fairly represent Israel?
Plus leave Chomsky alone! and more
And the song’s Yehuda Halevi connection
The many lives of ‘Jerusalem of Gold,’ an Israeli anthem
Plus one gate opens and another closes in Jerusalem
Plus Obama’s champions and apologists, and more
Cheerleaders! Too bad, says Israel’s basketball league.
With newspaper ad espousing reverance for Jerusalem
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Contradicting Tablet, he says move is not political
A look at Guma Aguiar, who with his uncle bankrolled a New York rabbi trying to control the standards for conversion to Judaism
Architect Frank Gehry withdraws from plan to build Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem
Plus Bibi’s charge, Gentile latkes, and the Times covers Tablet
Dept. of ‘Oh, snap!’
Plus the pros and cons of trying Demjanjuk, and more in the news
Plus, settlers cold to freeze, the Israeli mob in L.A., and more
Intel to hire shabbos goyim; a woman arrested at the Western Wall
One blogger is worried about the change, another doesn’t buy it
No treaty soon with Lebanon; more Jewish building in East Jerusalem?
A visit from the Defense secretary, and more in the news
Reform, rejection, and relaxation