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.
Will this usher in the second coming of Joe Lieberman?
Lieberman gives farewell on the 12th anniversary of Bush v. Gore decision
Joe rides the Shabbat elevator with McCain, tells a bad joke
Joe Lieberman rumored to be Romney pick for Secretary of State
As conference begins, lobby seeks to move U.S. position closer to Israel’s
Plus, Iranian leaders feud, Drake joins Kravitz, and more
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
A friend says yes; I merely marvel at Lieberman’s effect on Jews
First Jewish national candidate is four-term senator
Kids are exposed to many loaded terms each day, from ‘gay’ to ‘Yid’ to the n-word. Some are OK to use, in some contexts, for some people. Some are not. How can we teach them which are which?
With more Republicans than ever
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
N.Y. congressman gives Jon Stewart ‘naches’
Connecticut AG Richard Blumenthal expected to win Dodd’s seat
Navasky on Lieberman, Hannukah’s ‘Avatar,’ and more
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.