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 13-year-olds reportedly spray painted swastikas, pushed over headstones
Vandals are also scratching their names onto bunks at the concentration camp
Prayer books and shawls littered the ground in third such incident in four years
Extremist Israeli settlers suspected in latest price tag attack in Northern Israel
Ukraine’s far-right political party implicated, but its leaders condemn the act
Monastery walls vandalized with anti-Christian and anti-American epithets
Community addressing incidents at elementary schools in Bedford, Mass.
Concrete parking slab thrown through the building’s glass door
Tokyo police nab man caught on tape ripping pages out of the book
Watchdog group reports 23 percent increase in incidents since 2012
Just months after Myslowice residents restored the town’s Jewish cemetery
Three Jewish families suing Pine Bush Central School District
‘Jude Raus’ graffitied on monument honoring Mordechai Anielewicz
Thousands of Israeli Arabs are moving into Jewish towns seeking affordable housing and better quality of life. A warm welcome rarely awaits them.
Oskar Groening, 93, was tried in Germany for helping operate Auschwitz
The ruthless Jewish gangster is all business on the Prohibition-era HBO show
But are U.S. drone attacks on Yemen, Pakistan, and Somalia any different?
Adam Greenberg, Chicago Cubs slugger injured in 2005, among honorees
Israeli band’s new album showcases distinctive mix of rock, klezmer, and funk
Senator’s parallel between region’s imperiled Christians and Jews draws ire
How much more evidence do we really need?
More proof that Israel is not becoming a theocracy
Their resolution itself is just as comically inept
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.