French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
Has unity coalition loosened Netanyahu?
Plus Britain wants to skirt a part of the Iran embargo, and more in the news
Plus Barak hits back at Iran dissenters, and more in the news
Plus what Iran wanted and didn’t get, and more in the news
Plus Ashton compares Toulouse to Gaza, and more in the news
Stream of incidents in East Jerusalem, West Bank over the weekend
Plus Adnan to be released, marching in Damascus, and more in the news
Plus Palestinian hunger-striker gravely ill, the ‘Times of Israel,’ and more
Probably not; but this Fatah-Hamas deal is more interesting than the last one
Plus Wexler on the problem of building on swappable land, and more
Plus CPR on peace talks, and more in the news
Plus discord at the negotiating table, and more in the news
Abdullah visits D.C., helps P.A. to bolster own authority
Plus Ed Koch presides over his bridge, and more
Plus more Israeli-Palestinian talks, and more in the news
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.