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.
Plus ground operation in Gaza cleared, the problem with Tebow, and more
South African judge, of notorious Goldstone Report, rejects ‘apartheid’ charge
Plus P.A. voted into UNESCO, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
And continued speculation on why Goldstone changed his mind
Plus Lebanese rage, Lieberman to be indicted, and more in the news
This week in Israel: Goldstone concedes a mistake, social workers end their strike, doctors start one, a Palestinian engineer is accused of terror, the state warns against Egyptian vacations, and more
Plus another flotilla planned, a Goldstone primer, and more
Plus Peres and Obama talk Pollard, and more
Plus anti-Syria lobbying, and more in the news
One more thing about Goldstone’s retraction
Author of eponymous report asserts Israel did not target civilians
Plus the new Egyptian democrats, and more in the news
Plus Woody speaks up for justice, and more in the news
Plus leave Chomsky alone! and more
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.