At Masada, Opera Gets a Powerful Backdrop

Israeli Opera performs La Traviata this week at the ancient fortress

David Guetta Rocks Masada in New Video

424 meters below sea level, a rave was raging

Herod’s Edifice Complex

The great Judean builder and his outsized ego are the subject of a monumental Israel Museum exhibit

Times Bureau Chief Gets Down at Masada

Jodi Rudoren, Tu B’Av, David Broza, and Masada

The Longest Days I’ve Ever Had

Birthright made insane demands on our time, but showed us how to make the most of a day

On Birthright, Our Zionist Coach

Our Israel tour guide first seemed an IDF G.I. Joe. He turned out to be like a football coach: tough but righteous.

Why the Jews Aren’t in Uganda

Israel as our homeland because our ancestors were here. No religion required.

The Haircut Heresy

A haftorah of fiery angels and fading strength

Today in Jewish History

Mass suicide and fart jokes

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