The steel magnate—son-in-law of the former president and once a symbol of post-Soviet nepotism—now advocates for the rule of law
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
A match a century in the making brings two tough, funny, liberated stars into glorious alignment
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
I’ve struggled for decades to feel comfortable in synagogue as a single woman. Wrapped in a silk prayer shawl, I finally felt at home.
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?
Plus the Iran talks are stalled, and more in the news
Plus Egypt’s presidential flavor of the week, and more in the news
Plus U.S. joins Arab states to fund Syrian rebels, and more in the news
Hamas, Fatah Are Far Apart, but Hope—and Reason to Hope—Remains
Stream of incidents in East Jerusalem, West Bank over the weekend
Meet the new problems, same as the old problems
Plus, the Turkish complications, and more in the news
Abbas recasts failure to reconcile as selling point at the U.N.
Plus officially no Palestinian unity, and more in the news
Plus Hariri indictments handed down, and more in the news
This is the new peace partner?
Out of the blue attack likely meant to provoke, distract
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