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.
Taking a metaphor to its logical extreme
Plus Salam Fayyad speaks and looking at anti-Semitism in Boston schools
Report: 6% of it goes to prisoners and families of suicide bombers
The GOP candidate was deemed ‘racist’ for calling Israeli culture superior. Albert Einstein said it too.
Plus battlefield is set for replacing Tal Law, and more in the news
Has unity coalition loosened Netanyahu?
Plus Israeli minister cautions on settlement growth, and more
Plus anti-Semitism at the CIA, and more in the news
Plus commander who attacked soldier is dismissed, and more in the news
Plus what Iran wanted and didn’t get, and more in the news
Plus, resources on anti-Semitism in France
Plus Israel takes credit for further sanctions, and more in the news
Stream of incidents in East Jerusalem, West Bank over the weekend
Probably not; but this Fatah-Hamas deal is more interesting than the last one
Plus Adelson denies making a (poor) investment, and more in the news
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.