The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war
Why is a Jewish group dedicated to tolerance honoring a politician who has failed to support religious minorities?
Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Molecular gastronomy finally takes off in Israel, drawing kosher foodies and experimental chefs alike
Far-right French leader has got some repenting to do
Front National Party says kippot not kosher in public
A new French film is worth watching if only for its portrayal of aesthetic corruption propelled by bigotry
National Front leader bravely responds by threatening to sue
And in Greece, neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of vote
Plus the Met revises its Stein exhibit, Gorenberg on settlers, and more
While potential far-right spoiler Le Pen throws Sarkozy under the bus
François Hollande is favorite to be next French president
Plus, resources on anti-Semitism in France
French police suspect ultra-right attacker; meanwhile, election is affected
The French President has taken up the far-right line on ritual slaughter
And Israel becomes a part of the patrie, for voting purposes
France’s far-right Front National party, under leader Marine Le Pen, is shedding its history of anti-Semitism and becoming popular with Jewish voters
Ostensibly violates ‘no contact’ policy with far-right French party
Paul and Le Pen, Downey stands up for Mel, and more
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.