Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt
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
Yet another difficult internal and ancient debate that modern Jews are unlikely to resolve
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
In recent novels, sermons, and Bible-study guides, evangelicals and mainline Protestants alike find inspiration in the biblical tale
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.’
The Talmud tells parents to teach our kids to swim. The Olympic champ and reality TV star makes that easier.
Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports
When did the Queen of England, star of the Olympic opening ceremony, become a Jewish grandmother?
Forget the Olympics and going for the gold. Books about baseball show kids why it’s OK—even good—not to win.
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Jews shouldn’t be satisfied by an impromptu Munich commemoration
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
The sportscaster to critique the IOC for its ‘baffling’ decision on-air
To better promote our interests, Jews should take a page from the International Olympic Committee
In praise of this great Jewish competitor
Israeli diplomat hails pledge of ‘personal’ memorial for 11 Israeli athletes
The IOC refuses to commemorate Munich’s 40th anniversary
From Hunger Games to the London Olympics, archery—a Lag B’Omer tradition and great girl-power sport—is hot
Plus, long live @Mayor Emanuel!
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet