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.
Six crazy nights.
Plus Jews in Spain!, Peres for Pollard, and more
The Comment of the Week concerns Jewish occupations
It could be 1967; more ominously, it could be 1984
Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, and more in the news
N.J. governor, traveling in Israel, has received ample Jewish support
Plus the U.S. Navy increases Gulf presence, and more
Break-out sessions take over AIPAC
Israeli president addresses AIPAC Conference
Plus sanctions cause India to stop buying Iranian oil, and more in the news
Today would have been Yitzhak Rabin’s 90th birthday—as good a time as any to remember, and repent for, the time I considered assassinating him.
Plus humanitarian aid for Homs, and more in the news
Plus Adelson denies making a (poor) investment, and more in the news
Plus Atlanta editor steps down, Braun steps up, and more
Plus the problem with intervening in Syria, Wallenberg’s 100th, and more
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.