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.
POTUS is greeted by Bibi, sees Iron Dome, avoids a broken down limo
Meanwhile, some pushback on Pollard as well
Taking a metaphor to its logical extreme
Plus new Israeli government to be sworn in today
Former U.S. official join large petition signatories
Netanyahu will have until March 16 to woo suitors
Plus snow blankets Jerusalem and much of Israel
On the anniversary of Rabin’s murder, the left-wing leadership can’t organize a unified rally to commemorate it
Stories from beyond the northeast
Shimon Peres angers officials by saying Israel shouldn’t go it alone
Plus South Africa’s Zulu king will visit Israel
Plus Tal Law and Romney doubles down on Palestinian culture
Plus Sacha Baron Cohen flip flops on Shimon Peres
Plus Peres warns about settlements’ consequences, and more
Six crazy nights.
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.