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What to Watch This Weekend: ‘The Stranger’

Orson Welles as your friendly Nazi next door, Edward G. Robinson as the long arm of the law

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Your Mid-July Treat: Vibe With the Hottest Israeli Song of the Summer

Imagine if the Red Hot Chili Peppers grew up not in Los Angeles but in Tel Aviv and you have a sense of Elai Botner

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Amid Diplomatic Drama, the World Lacrosse Championship Kicks Off in Israel

The Iroquois Nationals, delayed in Canada for flying with Haudenosaunee Confederacy passports, land and nearly deliver an upset victory over Team USA, as Israel beats Jamaica on home turf

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The ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Franchise May Be Our Greatest Epic Poem of Contemporary American Jewish Life

With No. 3 hitting theaters today, an appreciation of the family of dark-haired perennial outsiders, led by Mel Brooks and Adam Sandler

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7-Year-Old Israeli Wins European Chess Championship

Wrapped in a large Israeli flag, Liel Levitan took the stage in Krakow and accepted a medal almost as big as her head

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Farewell to Claude Lanzmann

Like Orpheus, Lanzmann was an untamed poet for whom the verses were steel rails, birch forests, silences, names

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Ask Unorthodox: I’m a Catholic-Raised Atheist Who Feels Deeply Jewish. Should I convert? Would I Be Accepted?

After years spent pining for some yiddishkeit, one woman contemplates a big decision

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New Israeli Web Series Delivers Big Drama in Small Bites

Get ready to binge on ‘Pillow Talk’

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What Progressives Should Learn From the Left-Wing Anti-Semite Challenging California’s State Assembly Speaker

Maria Estrada promotes Louis Farrakhan and attacked a Jewish politician over his religion. She also claims she’s just ‘anti-Zionist.’

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World Lacrosse Championship Kicks Off in Israel

And ‘Tablet’ will be there

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How to Report on the Next War in Gaza

The five commandments of not falling for fake news and malicious spins

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A Stone for Claude Lanzmann

We should screen ‘Shoah’ in an endless loop at the museum in Treblinka

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Israel vs. Netflix

A new law, possibly the first of its kind in the world, may require streaming video services to obtain a government permit

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Roger Waters: Israel Is Anti-Semitic

Sounding a lot like a classical medieval Jew-hater, the former Pink Floyd frontman takes the stage in London and amps up the bigotry

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Yiddish’s Favorite Disease

There are many ways to tell someone off in the mamaloshen, but only one medical metaphor that really stings

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How Spider-Man’s Non-Jewish Co-Creator Helped Me Rediscover My Faith

Steve Ditko, a loner and a genius, died last month at 90. His spirit played a big part in guiding me back to religion.

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New Report Accuses Amazon of Not Doing Enough to Curb Hate Groups

And recommends that the e-commerce giant listen instead to the discredited Southern Poverty Law Center

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From Houdini to Copperfield, a Century of Jewish Magicians

A new exhibit celebrates two of the art of illusion’s greatest practitioners

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As Literary Award Changes Its Name to Escape Allegations of Racism, Instances of Anti-Semitism Go Unnoticed

Last year’s recipient of the honor formerly known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award was feted for a book accusing the Jews of murdering Jesus for money

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Iran’s Two-Front Strategy

With simmering conflicts on the Golan and in Gaza, Tehran looks to strip Israel of its strategic advantages

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This Week in Gal Gadot: Healing the World

While you were tooling around by the grill, the world’s favorite actress made sick children happy and got her debut in a popular comic strip

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What to Watch This Weekend: The Incomparable Tovah Feldshuh as Leona Helmsley

The Diva of Broadway sings her heart out as the Queen of Mean

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Phil Rosenthal Can’t Escape Jewish Food

As the second season of his food show debuts today, the ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ creator handles babka and rugelach with his infectious warmth and enthusiasm

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On the Rules of Repentance: A Talmudic Disquisition on XXXTentacion

What happens to someone who dies before they can repent? Several rabbis take on the case of the recently murdered rapper.

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British Jews Blast Labour’s New Guidelines on Anti-Semitism

New rules permit comparing Israelis to Nazis, accusing Jews of dual loyalty, and arguing that the Jewish state is inherently racist

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Happy J Day, a New Holiday of Jewish Insecurity

The J stands for ‘Jaws,’ which takes place largely on July 5th and is about fighting back against anything that tries to eat you

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Goodbye to Harlan Ellison, a Controversial and Influential Master of Many Genres

Politically intolerant and prone to violence, he was nonetheless a major influence on science fiction and horror writing in the 20th century

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