The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
Thanks to the Internet, Jerusalem seems closer than ever—but thanks to her government’s policy, remains out of reach
Sefi Rivlin, the iconic Israeli comedian who died earlier this month, revolutionized the country’s political scene
A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared
Labor Day sales and the Rosh Hashanah tradition of buying something new
Looking back on the year: what books, movies, or TV shows inspired you?
The fast-paced online news cycle can be addictive, but it’s also draining
Reevaluating the ever-changing borders between our public and private lives
Committing to better decision-making practices before the High Holidays
Heading into the Days of Awe with a new appreciation for just that—awe
Facing our shame is difficult but vital in preparation for the Day of Atonement
As the High Holidays approach, gratitude is more important than ever
Before the High Holidays, a chance to step back and reflect
Looking inward in the days leading up to the High Holidays
It’s one of the central tasks of the High Holidays—but why is it so hard?
As the High Holidays approach, finding ways to relax and de-stress
Trying to find lasting happiness—and not just at the check-out counter
Examining why we get angry, and how to deal with it effectively
Entering the second phase of Prepent, with an emphasis on emotions
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past