Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war
We can all agree: The Obama Administration’s assaults on the First Amendment are abhorrent—and must stop
Why the U.S.-Israel alliance may be returning to its Cold War roots
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
When an Israeli artist reinvented a Radiohead classic as Arabic music, some cried racism. They missed the point.
Destination bar and bat mitzvahs take Jewish ceremonies to exotic locations—far from the synagogue back home
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
A new English translation of the Samaritan Torah offers scholars a different version of the sacred text
Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.
Policies proposed by Mitt Romney, especially on education, are antithetical to fairness and compassion
Blue-collar bard actually wears blue collar at Obama campaign concert
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
Plus Turkey accuses Russia of arming Syria, and more
A busy week in Holocaust misappropriation
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
Rabbi Meir Soloveichik leads the RNC crowd in prayer
The three factors that explain why a Republican president is no more likely to stage a pre-emptive attack
Even more about the Jews
Plus, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi ousts Egyptian generals
Former Sen. Russ Feingold could replace retiring Sen. Herb Kohl
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
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
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.
From the archive: Daniel Estrin’s 2012 report—which just won a prestigious award—on Jerusalem’s light rail