The steel magnate—son-in-law of the former president and once a symbol of post-Soviet nepotism—now advocates for the rule of law
The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
A match a century in the making brings two tough, funny, liberated stars into glorious alignment
Sefi Rivlin, the iconic Israeli comedian who died earlier this month, revolutionized the country’s political scene
A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
I’ve struggled for decades to feel comfortable in synagogue as a single woman. Wrapped in a silk prayer shawl, I finally felt at home.
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
Plus Turkey accuses Russia of arming Syria, and more
The White House wants credit for successes but blames Israel for failures, a New York Times exposé shows
The special vice-presidential edition of our wedding of the week
Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, and more in the news
UPDATED: Many conference attendees stand to the left of the official party line; some support the boycott of products made in West Bank settlements
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
VP playing major role in effort to shore up Jewish Democrats
Plus the region-shaking, U.S. politicking, Moussa, and more
But urgency on Iran cuts both ways
Plus Israel to withdraw from Ghajar, and more in the news
Plus the first step on Iran is acceptance, and more
Our dispatch from the White House party
Malcolm Hoenlein has served as the unofficial king of the Jews for the past three decades, but a combination of forces threatens his rule
Chicago lawyer Alan Solow is the putative spokesman for American Jewry, but does he have what it takes to manage the community’s increasingly complex relationship with the Obama Administration?
Fallout from last week’s East J’lem announcement continues
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past