Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war
We can all agree: The Obama Administration’s assaults on the First Amendment are abhorrent—and must stop
Why the U.S.-Israel alliance may be returning to its Cold War roots
Saul Bellow was a complicated father to his three sons. In a new book, the eldest tries to parse his inheritance.
The show’s demise is a blow for musical theater—the art that incorporates virtually every other form of art
When an Israeli artist reinvented a Radiohead classic as Arabic music, some cried racism. They missed the point.
Destination bar and bat mitzvahs take Jewish ceremonies to exotic locations—far from the synagogue back home
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
A new English translation of the Samaritan Torah offers scholars a different version of the sacred text
Spielberg’s timely new Civil War biopic portrays a man leading his people to the gates of the Promised Land
Quintessential children’s book author with a dark side
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Plus, Iranian smuggling, Crowe’s cutting remarks, and more
Plus, why Assad is still around, the most perfect Brooklyn trend piece, and more
Plus, the second annual flotilla, Shas says don’t smoke, and more
An intelligent spectator’s guide to who the playwright really is
Plus, Abbas vows no Hamas in West Bank, Egyptian violence, and more in the news
Plus the Auschwitz abortionist, a Hillary-less Sit Room, and more
CUNY won’t honor Tony Kushner; yet look at the people they will
Plus CUNY trustee digs deeper, and more in the news
GOP politico on Board alleges BDS support; Kushner responds
Plus notes on Barenboim’s concert, and more
Plus the real problem with J Street, and more
The standard-bearer for the Jewish left?
The Internet says the Lost Temple of Israel is hidden in the South Pacific. A reporter went to investigate.
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.
From the archive: Daniel Estrin’s 2012 report—which just won a prestigious award—on Jerusalem’s light rail