Purim reminds us it’s unusual for Jews to indulge in recreational boozing—one reason Polish nobles liked having them run taverns
In Lahore a Facebook group dedicated to atheists and agnostics serves a silent minority in the world’s other religious nation-state
But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Dudu Tassa immerses himself in the Arabic music of his late grandfather and reinterprets it for modern audiences
Peter and Martine Halban run England’s most cosmopolitan and finely curated Jewish and Middle Eastern-themed literary press
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Why read the Talmud as a secular Jew? In part, for its expression of an independent Jewish creativity and spirituality.
We publish a comic holiday newsletter for our friends. Recently it started to feel like work, until I learned the meaning of ‘mitzvah.’
After reading my book out loud, I finally accepted the truth: I’m just not an oral tradition kind of guy
Video: With exit polls predicting surprises, Jerusalemites explained who they voted for in today’s election—and why
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Contrary to conventional wisdom, Israelis haven’t become radicals. They’ve just abandoned a delusion.
Everything you wanted to know, but were too disenchanted to ask
It could be 1967; more ominously, it could be 1984
Deal could lend electoral reform and even peace process momentum
Plus, making gelt, and bruchot for Beckham?
An unpretty portrait of kosher meat-processor owner
But at both far ends of political spectrum, memories aren’t so fond
Palestinian workers governed by Jordanian laws, weaker than Israel’s
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice