The steel magnate—son-in-law of the former president and once a symbol of post-Soviet nepotism—now advocates for the rule of law
The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Last week’s assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Laqqis in Beirut was a taste of what may come
A match a century in the making brings two tough, funny, liberated stars into glorious alignment
Sefi Rivlin, the iconic Israeli comedian who died earlier this month, revolutionized the country’s political scene
A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
I’ve struggled for decades to feel comfortable in synagogue as a single woman. Wrapped in a silk prayer shawl, I finally felt at home.
Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together
An ancient principle of Judaism, debated at length in the Oral Law, is that it is a sin to count Jews—or is it?
Plus prime Yiddish Department threatened, and more in the news
U.N. watchdog warns ‘non-Muslim minorities in the Mideast’
Plus, the freeze is temporary, watch the Swiss, and more
Investigator, former Israeli diplomat take on Gaza War report
And Israel claims a moral victory, of sorts
And now the U.N. General Assembly will debate it
Plus fear of loners, and more Goldstone back-and-forth
His Mideast peace plan, plus other ideas in a 90-minute address
Ahmadinejad varies his script, a Madoff ‘collaborator,’ and more in the news
Maybe, says Abbas. Now, says Obama.
How the U.N. report on alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza compares to the IDF‘s
BREAKING: Investigation of Gaza war blames Hamas, too, but says Israel was worse
Plus debating Iran sanctions and Biden’s early new year.
Hezbollah didn’t do it, but action still raises tensions
Plus Chávez and Ban Ki-moon on Israel, and more
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past