Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
The problem with our politics isn’t the collapse of left or right; it’s our inability to think rigorously about the challenges we face
Jack Balkin, Richard Primus, Randy Barnett, and Eugene Kontorovich talk about how Judaism influences their work
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
New report finds tilt even as both sides make their cases—to everyone
Israeli prime minister risks relationship with U.S president into 2017
Plus shots fired in England, the pope at Yad Vashem, and more
Taking a Romney critique of Obama on Israel to its logical extreme
Is there a Jewish equivalent to the translation of sacred to political?
Plus the problem with the new Arabic Talmud, and more
Barak hints deal to be proposed this week would be acceptable
A young Romney’s old girlfriend
Obama is first sitting president to express support for gay marriage
The Vulcans rise again as Republican candidate’s advisers
Why Bibi wants a new government before U.S. Election Day
Gaza leadership gains power in Hamas, and more in the news
Plus Barak hits back at Iran dissenters, and more in the news
Plus Barbour vs. Wiesel? IRS vs. Israel? and more
Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, and more in the news
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.