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.
Plus concerns of covert Iranian breakout, and more in the news
Plus Jew-school advances to championship, the AIPAC Three, and more
The transitive principle comes to geopolitics
Plus trying to solve the problem that is Syria, and more in the news
Plus humanitarian aid for Homs, and more in the news
Plus Adnan to be released, marching in Damascus, and more in the news
Smuggled into Syria, a reporter finds that the Free Syrian Army lacks leadership but is fiercely united against Bashar al-Assad and Iran
Plus Iran not giving up program, and more in the news
Plus tragic accident in West Bank kills 10 Palestinians, and more in the news
Plus Homs pulverized, Adelson’s new agenda, and more in the news
Washington should back the Free Syrian Army in its insurgency against Bashar al-Assad, since toppling his regime would strike a blow against Iran
As Syria’s first lady stands by her murderous husband, an Iranian activist remembers the Asma al-Assad she met on bike rides for peace
Russia’s propaganda machine is stronger than ever thanks to cable network RT. Its Syria coverage offers the proof.
Plus, Lea Michele heads to the big screen, Hoffman on the Oscars, and more
Plus, Ford on Syria, Kat Power cancels Israel concert, and more in the news
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.