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
From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
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
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
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.
Newt Gingrich has long relied on the financial largesse of casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, a Republican Jewish Coalition leader. But now the money man is facing trouble, and that could be the former speaker’s undoing.
Conservative showman speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s fundraiser
Plus, Mamet Agonistes, Korean Jews, and more
NYT profile of David Barton omits white supremacist past
Guess who’s coming to Israel
Glenn Beck’s favorite ‘historian’ enlists the Founding Fathers in a battle against diversity
Recent attacks on Islam in the United States echo old slurs against Jews
What is and isn’t sharia, and more
‘Sharia’ is a much more abstract concept than ideologues—whether Mideast Islamists or Newt Gingrich—suggest
Plus Obama says Turkish arms sales are safe, and more
Defeat for opponents
Plus a polarizing ‘rape,’ and more in the news
Plus Gingrich is both sorry and not a Nazi, and more
Plus Gingrich goes there, and more in the news
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.