Why is a Jewish group dedicated to tolerance honoring a politician who has failed to support religious minorities?
Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Molecular gastronomy finally takes off in Israel, drawing kosher foodies and experimental chefs alike
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
Plus the Supreme Court takes on Jerusalem, a Jew in Hogwarts, and more
Foxman fails to reconcile group’s position, values
Cahan from the Great Beyond, and more
Hating Israel but loving peace, recalling Derrida, killing Jimmy Carter, and more
Raymond Joseph, Haiti’s ambassador to the United States, started out as a newspaperman
Plus world’s best boxer scared of Jews’ best boxer, and more
Remembering Sharon, and what he did
Integration, emancipation, and a defense of our four-legged friends
Talmud for sale, hear the music, vote Democratic
“Vagina” in Yiddish and a guide to Tisha B’Av
Jews in porn, imams on Ellis Island, and more
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.