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Three distinctive bars in the Holy City showcase local ingredients and characters. Just don’t call the bartenders ‘mixologists.’
Sorry, guys. Bulletproof Stockings—drummer Dalia Shusterman and singer-songwriter Perl Wolfe—plays for women only.
Short fiction by David Ehrlich, the owner of Jerusalem’s beloved bookstore café Tmol Shilshom, and read for us by novelist John Haskell
Journalists Masha Gessen, Miriam Elder, and Michael Idov talk about a changing Russia and their place in it
The recently declassified dossier that served to convict Alfred Dreyfus is full of sordid details, but most French historians refuse to touch it
In a new book, Heidi Ravven draws on philosophy, history, and neuroscience to argue that ethical behavior comes from looking outward, not within
The cranky anti-hero of ‘Norwegian by Night’ may be demented, but he’s no fool when it comes to patriotism, identity, and time
Scholar Ruth Wisse likes to laugh as much anyone, but also sees peril when Jews can’t seem to quit clowning around. In ‘No Joke’ she explains why.
First-time novelist Ari Goelman faces tough questions from an 11-year-old fantasy fiction aficionado and summer-camp devotee
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Delegates will vote today on motion to ouster Israel Football Association from soccer’s embattled global governing organization
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Bibi announces support for Arab Peace Initiative. It doesn’t matter if it’s real.
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The centenarian author formed an Orthodox congregation in his home in 1952. It thrives today.
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‘Macabre’ Führer-branded treats gain popularity in India
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‘Jewish mother that I am’ cites A.B. Yehoshua and Menachem Begin
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LeBron and co. sip bubbly with a ‘flicka da wrist’ in an ice bath
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Canary Mission turns the fight against hate into a secret witchhunt
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Seven thoughts on obscenity in honor of Carlin’s ‘Seven Words’
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The creator of ‘Marjorie Morningstar’ has a new memoir
By Yair Rosenberg — The president draws a line in the sand in his latest interviewBy Jonathan Zalman — Trebek: 'Whenever people to go temple... they sing Kinky Boots!'By Paul Berman —
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books
Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.