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?
Increasingly isolated, despairing society, with Shalit as metaphor
Palestinian workers governed by Jordanian laws, weaker than Israel’s
Desmond Tutu’s Palestinian activism reflects South Africa’s anti-Zionism
If they’re of Arab descent, ‘Forward’ says
Meantime, 3,175 cases diagnosed in Israel
Imagining Mamet, roaming charges, and the band that played on
Talk and more talk today in the news
Three opinions (but only one Jew) in today’s op-ed pages
Seen as a sop to right-wing parties
As P.M. Fayyad interview with ‘Haaretz’ confirms
Israel evacuates an illegal settlement, steps up efforts to placate U.S.
And, believe it or not, it’s the Palestinian Authority
The N.J. case in Israel, the Madoff case, and more
Ground zero for a West Bank compromise
More on N.J. scandal, plus Reform leader on settlements
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