Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
The problem with our politics isn’t the collapse of left or right; it’s our inability to think rigorously about the challenges we face
Jack Balkin, Richard Primus, Randy Barnett, and Eugene Kontorovich talk about how Judaism influences their work
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
Porcine population likely imported by ancient Europeans, study shows
Lawsuit alleges popular Asian-fusion restaurant Zepra misled customers
Or perhaps the most Jewish ‘Times’ correction ever
And just as horsemeat is becoming trendy
A battle over swine semantics gets deadly
After a lifelong curiosity about the prohibition against pork, one writer finds a satisfying answer—in the writings of the late Christopher Hitchens
The storytelling website Pork Memoirs, created by a kosher-observant Jew, offers tales about the ultimate forbidden meat
New scholarly finding threatens to upend kosher laws
‘Traditional Jewish Christmas’ at Mile End
Plus Sheikh Jarrah tense, and more in the news
Brooklyn’s new pork-and-shellfish restaurant really means it
In the Glass family apartment, Jewish pork, Davos Shabbos, and more
The national infatuation with pork has reached Jewish cuisine, prohibitions notwithstanding
Chef Leventhal pigs out on season premiere
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.