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.
Ex-Chabad rabbi will seek Republican nomination for New Jersey district
Jesus vs. Grant vs. Shmuley
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach claims Jesus was a Jew who never meant to create a new religion. He tests his theory on Harvard scholar Noah Feldman.
Shmuley Boteach wants the government to extend blue laws and subsidize marriage counseling—and he’s running for Congress as a Republican
Plus high-tech Tel Aviv, Iranian threats, and more
Did you know his kids went on Birthright?
The year they finally included more women
A rabbi and an atheist walk into a room …
Chabad’s Krinsky is number one; and 49 more
Summertime retreats and marital defeats
Plus Merkel’s pledge, Labor’s pains, Boteach’s bid, and more
Plus ‘Joan Rosenberg a.k.a. Joan Rivers,’ and more
Plus Rabbi Shmuley stuck at Newark International, and more in the news
Plus Jews have their say on health-care reform, and more
Plus J Street in the center and Shmuley on Tiger, and more
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.