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
Why American-born athletes Donald Sanford and Jillian Schwartz are competing for Israel’s team in London
Forget the Olympics and going for the gold. Books about baseball show kids why it’s OK—even good—not to win.
The real reason the Olympic Committee refuses to commemorate the Israeli athletes murdered in Munich
In praise of this great Jewish competitor
From Hunger Games to the London Olympics, archery—a Lag B’Omer tradition and great girl-power sport—is hot
Plus Obama returns Ponzi-ist’s money, and more
The three brave Viennese Jewish swimmers who boycotted Hitler’s Olympics
Plus Shultz joins Team Pollard, and more in the news
For an Orthodox preteen, Tonya Harding was a hero—and a Purim inspiration
Plus not-free speech, Silver Jew, and more
Plus ‘Schindler’ lands ice dancers in 10th, and more in the news
And tonight, the ‘Schindler’s List’ theme. Kidding?
After the testosterone-fueled commercial wasteland of the Super Bowl, Olympics spots show some love to women.
Mormon gold medalist’s inspired first name
Plus strong words from the U.N., mazel tov to Torah Bright, and more in the news
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