Why is a Jewish group dedicated to tolerance honoring a politician who has failed to support religious minorities?
Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
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
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Molecular gastronomy finally takes off in Israel, drawing kosher foodies and experimental chefs alike
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
Chuck Hagel will be secretary of Defense, and Iran will go nuclear. So much for an all-powerful Israel Lobby.
‘Zion Square’ touts Israeli, Palestinian, U.S. perspectives on the Mideast
Plus Atlanta editor steps down, Braun steps up, and more
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett claim they aren’t influence peddlers, but their emails suggest otherwise
The Iranian AIPAC, a cool new museum show, and more
Trita Parsi, the second pillar of the U.S. Iran lobby, wants to the be the public face of Iranian-Americans
What would Jewish law have to say about alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s burial?
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
The Jewish judge in the case is trying to dissuade him
Two young filmmakers are bringing the story of Streit’s Matzo Factory to life
Plus the Claims Conference and the Department of Justice
Plus bad blood between Germany and Hungary
How is Israel still responsible for regional peace?
The bookseller’s new campaign runs across the genres
In 1933, she attacked book-burning German students
A companion to our tribute to the Yiddishist and scholar
More on the battle for a key town
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.