Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
Two firefighters killed, two others shot, in attack in western New York
Since the Mavi Marmara incident, Turkish intelligence is focusing on Jews
Plus a possible detente with Turkey and Israel?
The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and the civil war in Syria are bringing violence to Israel’s borders
The JFNA General Assembly gets evacuated
Plus Giffords faces her shooter, Greek Jews strategize, and more
Plus Turkey and Syria continue to heat up
Plus Turkey accuses Russia of arming Syria, and more
Plus Turkey fires upon Syrian targets for the second day
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
Plus, a British bank may have helped Iran hide $250 billion
Plus Siyum HaShas and an apology to Turkey?
Plus Mindy Meyer scores a major endorsement
Plus the Etan Patz confession, and more in the news
Plus the Iran talks are stalled, and more in the news
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.