Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
The problem with our politics isn’t the collapse of left or right; it’s our inability to think rigorously about the challenges we face
Jack Balkin, Richard Primus, Randy Barnett, and Eugene Kontorovich talk about how Judaism influences their work
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
Taking a metaphor to its logical extreme
Plus Obama forsakes sticks and stones against Syria, and more
Plus China, Russia slammed for vetoes, and more in the news
Plus SecDef warns of Israel’s isolation, and more in the news
Newly released from prison, the Jewish tycoon was Russia’s wealthiest oligarch – and the Kremlin’s chief critic
Building announcement leads to U.S.-Israeli friction
What’s cooking in New Orleans
Plus Cohen on Levin, Judt on NYC, and more
Plus Tzipi Livni, two nations turn their frustrated eyes to you, and more
General thinks Israel is merely one factor in region
Plus wait ’til at least next year for Iranian nuke, and more in the news
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Plus debating Iran sanctions and Biden’s early new year.
Debunking myths, subway slander, and more from the news
McKinney released, trouble at Harvard, and more in the news
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.