The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
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As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
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My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Looking at the overblown rhetoric on settlements, shameful silence on Syria
Plus Ellis Island still remains closed after Hurricane Sandy
Plus Brian Schatz is Hawaii’s choice to replace Senator Inouye
Plus Syrian police chief defects as post-Assad era looms
Plus UN envoy meets with Assad
Plus Jerry Seinfeld on the anatomy of a joke
Plus Jacob Ostreicher finally released by Bolivia
Plus Senator Daniel Inouye dies at 88
Riots continue after death of Palestinian teen
The U.S. refuses to arm rebel groups. Now, an al-Qaida affiliate has emerged as one of the strongest factions.
U.S. will strike Iran in 4-5 months if progress isn’t made
Plus students break the dreidel world record, which apparently exists
Chemical weapons or not, the next few weeks in Syria will be tough to watch
After Columbia controversy, Sheherazad Jaafari is at The New School
And other questions we never thought we’d ask
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.