French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
Plus, the Shin Bet arrests two in infamous lynching case from 2000
Israeli tennis team dethrones Federer, Swiss.
Plus tension in Lebanon, Iranian provocation, and more in the news
Plus Kleztky’s killer goes insane route, and more in the news
Accused Kletzky killer’s lawyer is new to the neighborhood
Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more
Admitted murderer says he doesn’t know why he killed lost 8-year-old boy
Plus, Levi Aron indicted, schmucks, and more in the news
Plus lawyers in Kletzky case tease insanity defense, and more in the news
Plus Jewish summer camps get their frack on, free Turkish circumcisions, and more
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.