Gangsters for Zion
Yom Ha’atzmaut: How Jewish mobsters helped Israel gain its independence
· April 19, 2018
Saul Bellow’s Favorite Chicago Mayor Wasn’t Richard Daley or Rahm Emanuel. It Was Teddy Kollek.
The Nobel prize-winning author called the Jerusalem mayor a ‘phenomenal personality, schemer, finagler, and arranger’ who ‘towers over most of the political figures I have known.’
· June 6, 2016
The Mormons on Mount Scopus
BYU’s Jerusalem campus hasn’t unleashed a wave of missionaries. But it hasn’t opened much interfaith dialogue, either.
· May 15, 2015
Mideast Antiques Roadshow
Upheaval in Egypt and Libya has led to widespread looting—and the plunder is being sold on the Israeli market
· May 29, 2012
Theater & Dance
Jerusalem—an ancient capital burdened by violence, economic hardship, and shifting demographics—may very well depend on a modern cultural renaissance for its survival
By Toby Perl Freilich · July 11, 2011
Good Night, and Good Luck
· May 19, 2011
Does Israel’s capital—with its large, activist, and growing ultra-Orthodox population—fairly represent Israel?
· May 13, 2010
Friday Night Wonderland
Making Palestinian chicken and Moroccan challah for a Shabbat dinner with Alice Waters
· February 25, 2010