The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war
Why is a Jewish group dedicated to tolerance honoring a politician who has failed to support religious minorities?
Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Molecular gastronomy finally takes off in Israel, drawing kosher foodies and experimental chefs alike
How is Israel still responsible for regional peace?
We’ll know in a few minutes
Three subjects—Iran, the Palestinians, and Syria—will surely be the subject of tonight’s dinner in Jerusalem
UN report casts doubt on Israeli fault in the death of a Palestinian infant
Hundreds of Palestinians clash with IDF around hunger strike
Brooklyn College’s controversial event churns out more controversy
A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel
He will also make a few stops elsewhere in the region
A (not-yet-verified) historic departure
Meanwhile, 3,000 Gaza teenagers graduate Hamas training school
Zionism and the coming age of isolation
Apparently Syrian Palestinians can’t be absorbed by Jordan because of Israel
Looking at which parties may run the next government and its ruling coalition
Widow of PLO leader says Second Intifada was premeditated
How else would we know what’s going on in the world?
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.