A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Rabbi Shalom Cohen has likened Modern Orthodox Jews to Amalek
A misleading New York Times op-ed distorts the entire Israeli political scene
Economic Minister Naftali Bennett walked out during Martin Schulz’s speech
It could create a viable Palestinian state. But will the parties go for it?
How the new structure advances the debate over prayer at the Western Wall
The potential new mayors of Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Jerusalem
Plus an argument for European Jews heading elsewhere, and more in the news
That’s about all anyone is saying right now
Israeli Knesset OKs referendum bill on withdrawal
A round-up of very little diplomatic news
If a referendum occurs, more than half of those polled would vote in favor
Barring a late breakthrough, Kerry to return to U.S. after failed peace push
Ex-Shin Bet head Yuval Diskin warns that Israel’s leaders appear to be dangerously detached from reality
Poll reveals Israelis don’t want leaders considering American Jews’ positions
Bubba urges peace at a fête for Shimon Peres
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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.