How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East
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
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
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
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
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
Reports say there will be a swearing-in tomorrow or next week
Plus the Hagel “Friends of Hamas” rumor gets put to rest with gusto
Israel’s love affair with centrist parties enters new chapter with Yair Lapid
The centrist’s simple but emotionally profound Zionism could lead to an Israel less at war with itself
A look at some of the clips causing a stir in Israel
Everything you wanted to know, but were too disenchanted to ask
Plus Adelson will continue to give and Kadima is depleted
Or perhaps proof of why we need more Jewish holidays
Analyzing the break-ups
Plus Kadima threat to leave government is real, and more in the news
Protests, Kadima Party force Bibi to promise real concessions
With squabbling of Kadima and religious parties, Bibi holds all the cards
Has unity coalition loosened Netanyahu?
It could be 1967; more ominously, it could be 1984
Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War
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?
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
The bookseller’s new campaign runs across the genres
In 1933, she attacked book-burning German students
A companion to our tribute to the Yiddishist and scholar
More on the battle for a key town
Plus an Israeli commission casts doubt about details of an infamous incident
We’re talking burning crosses and protests warm
Something of a forced exodus is happening in Florham Park
Check out Israeli students covering “Alive”
A cultural dissection of the Colonel’s reach
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.