The crusader against anti-Semitism on why 2013 was bad for the Jews—and why fixing the world starts with fixing ourselves
Even in the Jewish state, ultra-Orthodox Jews look first to their own, and not to secular authorities, for security
The 42-year-old son of the city’s former D.A. emerges as a tailor-made fit for the polyglot metropolis
If all the joy and happiness in the air are making you miserable, try one of these six strategies for how to ruin Dec. 25
A Harvard researcher was convinced he’d found evidence of 1930s movie mogul fascism. But did he get it wrong?
The work, lost for a century, depicts Edgardo Mortara, an Italian Jewish boy seized by Church authorities
I found a memento from my bar mitzvah in my parents’ house. Was it finally time to let go of the past, or was it worth keeping?
I tried to get pregnant for months. But when my fertility treatments worked too well, I faced an unexpected moral quandary.
Overseas, I sought out ways to connect to the community, but when I came home, my old sense of alienation would quickly return
Plus calls for greater involvement in Syria gather steam
And the Dead Sea experiences shrinkage
Recently discovered gas and oil fields could make Israel one of the world’s largest energy producers. That threatens Iran’s power, which is why its agents in Lebanon are manufacturing a border dispute.
Lebanon’s line gives it a chunk of gas field, could also create conflict
Pipeline explosion coincides with re-examination of Egyptian gas deal
Plus the Leviathan field is just that, and more in the news
Seen as provocation against Israel
Why energy is the new Golan
Hobbes classic gets its first full Hebrew translation
An anthropologist from the Anti-Atlas region travels home to find out what four generations of his countrymen think of Jews
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.