Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Molecular gastronomy finally takes off in Israel, drawing kosher foodies and experimental chefs alike
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
Following Putin’s rejection of Bibi’s plea to not bolster Syrian air defense
Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation
The actor/writer/director talks to Jewcy about anxiety and Hebrew School
Plus Neil Diamond to donate ‘Sweet Caroline’ profits to Boston victims
A look at David Duchovny’s paranormal-obsessed character
Revisiting copywriter Michael Ginsberg before Sunday’s Season 6 premiere
A Yiddish-inflected horoscope that’s equal parts astrology and menschy
Plus bad things keep happening at bucolic Oberlin College
‘The Gatekeepers’ and ’5 Broken Cameras’ vie for the Academy Award
When a teenager’s weight issues and Jewish identity intersect
The 84-year-old sex therapist gave Jewcy some romantic help
Rabbi who assists Satmar abuse victims attacked in Williamsburg
Plus have anti-Semitism and anti-Israel rhetoric left American college campuses?
Plus a plan to legalize the settlements in the West Bank?
Plus Arlen Specter eulogized
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.