Herman Wouk wrote a foundational text for American postwar Modern Orthodoxy, and for the emancipated Jewish literature in its wake
New Jerusalem bureau chief talks to Tablet
Plus, Joe Trippi speaks about her coverage of the Dean campaign
Journalism’s most controversial post gets a new steward
The centenarian hero of the forthcoming novel Liebestod enjoys a ménage à six with a rabbi’s wife, a Brazilian bombshell, and a three-legged cat
Bibi goes after the ‘Times’ and ‘Haaretz’
The leftist Israeli magazine +972 wants to sound the alarm on a Jewish state it believes is destroying itself
The travel writer and the ‘Times’ effect
Inside baseball on Jerusalem bureau chiefs past and present
Hebrew Union College prides itself on being open and pluralistic. But some Reform rabbinical students say the reality contradicts this vision.
Wish we’d thought of that! Wait, we did?
Diplomat Dennis Ross and Times columnist Tom Friedman give an annual Yom Kippur seminar at Kol Shalom in Rockville, Md., a synagogue they helped start
Plus the French surrender, Eric Cantor shuns pro-Israel letter, and more
The Grey Lady forgets about the Jews (for a change)
David Tanis, Chez Panisse chef, cookbook author, and now food columnist for the New York Times, is best known for his seasonal cuisine. But this Midwestern-born chef cites Jewish food as his culinary roots.
The dumbest blog post you’ll ever read (and no, it’s not this one)
Worm, tested on Israeli centrifuges, is responsible for Iranian havoc
When the Western press gives credence to anti-Israel propaganda, as it did in recent reports about a Palestinian woman killed by Israeli tear gas, it’s Arabs who are hurt most
A condescending moral double standard allows Western thinkers—notably Times foreign-affairs columnist Roger Cohen—to praise the Middle East’s worst regimes
‘The Ethicist’ weighs in!
Über-Jewish union in the NYT
Yiddish writer’s papers may wind up in Jerusalem
If Paterson resigns, new governor is a Jew