Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war
We can all agree: The Obama Administration’s assaults on the First Amendment are abhorrent—and must stop
Why the U.S.-Israel alliance may be returning to its Cold War roots
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
When an Israeli artist reinvented a Radiohead classic as Arabic music, some cried racism. They missed the point.
Destination bar and bat mitzvahs take Jewish ceremonies to exotic locations—far from the synagogue back home
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
A new English translation of the Samaritan Torah offers scholars a different version of the sacred text
Signs, hecklers, and protests urging the spy’s release continue
Meanwhile, some pushback on Pollard as well
Plus new Israeli government to be sworn in today
And other hits from his interview with Israeli television
Plus last conspirator to kill Hitler dies at age 90
Former U.S. official join large petition signatories
After 25 years, the CIA has declassified documents that show Jonathan Pollard never spied on the U.S. for Israel
Plus NSA declassifies Jonathan Pollard damage assessment
Sheldon Adelson to push for Pollard’s release, other things
Plus Israeli Judo, Jewish basketball, and Iran
Plus Jews in Spain!, Peres for Pollard, and more
Plus Mitt is menschy, Jews of the Corps, and more
Plus Hitler’s little book, Hitch deploys Yiddish, and more
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
Plus China, Russia slammed for vetoes, and more in the news
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.
From the archive: Daniel Estrin’s 2012 report—which just won a prestigious award—on Jerusalem’s light rail