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
Recasting the conflict as a romantic comedy
New Middle East makes Amman a new center of gravity
U.S. halted millions post-U.N.; Israel would now ‘welcome’ renewal
Why Ankara might be the next stop for Abbas and Meshal
Plus it’s Britain’s Iranian embassy’s turn to be stormed, and more in the news
Critics of Israel say the state touts its gay-rights record only to conceal its oppression of Palestinians. They call it pinkwashing. That’s nonsense.
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
P.A. moves will also prompt withholding of crucial aid
Palestinian prime minister admits time is far from ripe for more talks
Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news
Plus Congress halts some aid to Palestinians, and more in the news
Across the West Bank, rallies are planned to support the Palestinian bid for statehood. Israelis fear what will happen if they turn violent.
Plus the French surrender, Eric Cantor shuns pro-Israel letter, and more
Move will prompt U.S. veto. And what else?
Plus Weprin loses, probe calls blockade illegal, 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