French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
The 2012 presidential campaign will be a landmark for U.S. Mormons. It’ll also be the most Jewish election in history, argues a Mitt Romney adviser.
Plus Russia resists harsh Syria resolution (again), and more
Romney will be the first non-Protestant GOP nominee
Plus commander who attacked soldier is dismissed, and more in the news
Plus Paul’s turn on Jerusalem, the Marvin Miller baseball card, and more
Plus, Wouk’s new work, another White House seder and more
Plus Omar Suleiman enters Egypt presidential race, and more in the news
Plus high in the Holy Land, journey to Jerusalem, and more
Plus former Mossad head criticizes Romney, and more
President states the obvious: second term could bring renewed pressure
Plus the rising power of the Super PACs
Plus Ashton compares Toulouse to Gaza, and more in the news
Jewish, openly gay GOP candidate beats out Ron Paul
Big night for Santorum; and Sheldon Adelson is Romney’s new best friend
Not exactly, but Israeli politics are entering America
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.