How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East
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
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
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
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
Plus a bipartisan deal on guns checks
The Jesuits’ history with the Jews has been rocky, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate the ascent of Francis
The novelist sees troubling links between the church and the military
Sharing tea and holidays with the former Cardinal Bergoglio
Plus Lapid and Bennett relinquish requests for Deputy PM titles
Plus Pope Francis sends Rome’s rabbi a nice letter
Reports surface about his years in Argentina
Plus is the new pope good for the Jews?
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.
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.