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.
Buzz surrounds the new mayor–a Goldman Sachs alum and Iraq War vet
A Super Bowl ring, a visit to the Kremlin, and a secret weapon
Something of a forced exodus is happening in Florham Park
The Jets second-string quarterback allegedly has a Jewish following
They just may not themselves be in New York
The Son of God takes Manhattan—from Bigger Than Jesus to Godspell—and the people blamed for his death wonder where to turn
A guide for the perplexed
Plus, a break from Tebowing, Shalit joins Facebook, MVP Braun, and more
Dispensing with Atlanta, they set up Green Bay meeting; Pats will play Denver
Comment of the Week
Ignore the overtly Christian QB at your intellectual (and spiritual?) peril
Plus ground operation in Gaza cleared, the problem with Tebow, and more
Obama to attend controversial breakfast; Jew-groups silent
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.