Why ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe cannot be equated with anti-Semitism, either in nature or degree
With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
From Black Rock City to the Negev Desert, the sandy camping trip comes to the Middle East
Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
Jewish grandma Isadora Alman pioneered the American sex-advice column, then found her work obsolete.
Talmudic rabbis debate professional eulogizers, trying to strike a balance between the holy and the mundane
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
Yair Lapid taxes cheap booze in Israel, mayhem ensues
Yair Lapid appeals to Israel’s ultra-Orthodox, says he does not seek to destroy their way of life, but rather to include them in the state’s defense.
Israeli society debates the value of Haredi jobs, but Patrick Leigh Fermor saw the ultra-Orthodox hard at work
In tense Knesset debate, Yesh Atid head critiques Haredi society and defends using Facebook on Shabbat
My ancestor, an ultra-Orthodox rabbi, was nearly killed by Zionists. Anti-haredi animosity still drives Israel mad.
Following the electoral upheaval, some clarity
Plus Lapid and Bennett relinquish requests for Deputy PM titles
It’s becoming impossible to ignore the rumors about Sara Netanyahu’s involvement in her husband’s decisions
Plus Jewish Indian food for Passover
Reports say there will be a swearing-in tomorrow or next week
Plus last conspirator to kill Hitler dies at age 90
Report says after holding out for foreign minister post, Lapid will yield
With nine days to go, things are getting interesting
The powerful Italian comedian-turned-politician is further proof that vacuous celebrity candidates are bad news
Plus the meaning of the Yair Lapid/Naftali Bennett alliance
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet