The steel magnate—son-in-law of the former president and once a symbol of post-Soviet nepotism—now advocates for the rule of law
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
A match a century in the making brings two tough, funny, liberated stars into glorious alignment
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
I’ve struggled for decades to feel comfortable in synagogue as a single woman. Wrapped in a silk prayer shawl, I finally felt at home.
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?
Prisoner X wasn’t the only unnamed detainee at Israel’s Ayalon Prison
Plus, the Golan, Scott Feldman, and more
A report sheds light on the mythical story
Plus an explosive new report on the Prisoner X saga
Plus the latest development in the Prisoner X saga
A reported connection between Ben Zygier and the hit on Hamas
Melbourne’s Jews confront the mysterious death of one of their own, Ben Zygier, in an Israeli prison
Plus the Knight Foundation regrets giving Jonah Lehrer $20K
Plus, the Silverman sisters are still the bomb
Plus Lapid talks peace talks, but cautiously
A look at Israel’s (literally) byzantine press rules
Plus a new historical verdict for Pope Pius XII?
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