The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
Thanks to the Internet, Jerusalem seems closer than ever—but thanks to her government’s policy, remains out of reach
Sefi Rivlin, the iconic Israeli comedian who died earlier this month, revolutionized the country’s political scene
A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared
Four staff members, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, killed
Plus Iran’s missiles, Jordanian intrigue, and more
Putative relative of Libyan leader bemoans his downfall (in verse)
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
Plus, Sabra throwdown, seperation of shul and state, and more
Plus Rosenblatt’s jeremiad, Peres’s nonsense, and more
Plus Oscar winners to be deported, and more in the news
Israeli video mocking Qaddafi gains Arab fans
Plus Geller an official hater, and more in the news
Plus great old photos of great old Jews, and more
Plus Gaddafi the Jew, Reconstructionism goes mainstream, and more
When Israeli artist Rafram Chaddad visited Libya to document its once-thriving Jewish community, he was accused of espionage and put in jail. Now free, he tells of his five months in captivity.
A five-hour French biopic mythologizes 1970s terrorist Carlos the Jackal, who masterminded a glamorous and fetishized vision of senseless death and is still trying to shape his own image
Plus nukes for all, an ambivalent Egypt, and more
Is he commuting to U.N from Westchester?
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past