What Artists Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon Have in Common

British author Robin Saikia looks back at the two artists’ work

Thieves Smash Urn Containing Freud’s Ashes

Police looking for suspects in ‘despicable act by a callous thief’

Finding Comfort in Synagogue—But Only When I’m on the Road

Overseas, I sought out ways to connect to the community, but when I came home, my old sense of alienation would quickly return

London Rabbi Cleared of Sex Abuse Charges

Police drop investigation into allegations against Chaim Halpern

On the 40th Anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, Israel’s Top Spymasters Face Off

Zvi Zamir and Eli Zeira reckon with history in Tel Aviv after four decades of feuding over the surprise attack

Forget Who Is a Jew. For British Soccer Fans, Question Is, Can You Be a Yid?

For decades, Tottenham Spurs fans have used the slur as a badge of pride. Now the Football Association wants them to stop.

A Simchat Torah Story From 1663 London

Samuel Pepys’ account of stumbling upon a lively synagogue service

Was Chagall Actually Any Good? The French and British Disagree.

A new show at the Jewish Museum in New York follows contrasting exhibits in Liverpool and Paris

Glenn Greenwald Terrorizes Logic

On the Guardian columnist’s response to the terror attack in London

A Sweet Deal for Honey & Co.

The Israeli owners of London’s intimate Middle Eastern restaurant score a six-figure cookbook deal

Sundown: Boston Shuls Cancel Shabbat Services

Plus everything you need to know about Chechens

The Very Real Jewish Exodus From France

French Jews are quietly moving to New York, London, and Israel

Daybreak: Mayor Ed Koch (1924-2013)

Plus a suicide bomber strikes the United States Embassy in Turkey

You Never Call, You Never Watch

U.K. reality show Jewish Mum of the Year hunts for the most unbearable person on Earth

Israeli Band Invades Britain

Tel-Aviv-based band Men of North Country has become a neo-Mod sensation in London

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