A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
The N.J. case in Israel, the Madoff case, and more
‘Haaretz’ writers tag-team the president
In the West Bank, not the Berkshires
Ground zero for a West Bank compromise
Plus a nuclear Iran, Tel Aviv threatened, and more in the news
More on N.J. scandal, plus Reform leader on settlements
Huckabee in Jerusalem, wonders of the world, and more
Has something to please and worry everyone
A military plan, Maccabiah, and more in the news
A visit from the Defense secretary, and more in the news
Exceptions for settlers, child labor, and more in the news
Vandalism, a troublesome comparison, and more from the news
McKinney released, trouble at Harvard, and more in the news
Holocaust property, settlement vs. suburb, and more in the news
A cantorial tour, Syrian Jews, and more from the news
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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.