With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premier LGBT synagogue
From Black Rock City to the Negev Desert, the sandy camping trip comes to the Middle East
Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
Talmudic rabbis debate professional eulogizers, trying to strike a balance between the holy and the mundane
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
I said I’d convert to placate my boyfriend. But his family would never disregard the fact that I was Korean.
William Cowan, a former aide to Governor Deval Patrick, will represent Massachusetts
Plus John Kerry confirmed as secretary of state
Next up: a vote to confirm him (or not)
Meanwhile, 3,000 Gaza teenagers graduate Hamas training school
Kerry learned of his grandfather’s Judaism back in 2003
Plus Massachusetts rabbi considering Senate run
Will he glide through the nomination process?
Plus John Kerry to replace Clinton at State Department
Plus the brother of the Toulouse gunman speaks
Conservatives, Senate accuse White House; White House accuses NYT
Wunderkind Democrat Andrei Cherny, ‘Clinton’s heir,’ is focusing on the Jewish state in his race for Congress
Plus Bibi switches course on settlement neighborhood, and more in the news
The imminent landmark very few are talking about
A smaller percentage of the GOP electorate was Jewish than in 2008
Or: tomorrow’s Republican talking point, today
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet