To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
Leaked footage offers a fitting send-off for Foxman’s five decades of service
Jewish leaders weigh in on Tablet’s condemnation of Pollard’s imprisonment
With panache, the rapper responds to charges of anti-Semitism
Admired or reviled—but never ignored—how has Peter Beinart created a firestorm with well-worn ideas about Israel and American Jews?
Left-influenced MSNBC ‘blacklisted’ him because he’s a Christian
Plus politics Valley-style, a pro-Israel symposium, and more
Plus the Supreme Court takes on Jerusalem, a Jew in Hogwarts, and more
Why the military should stay away from non-military questions
ADL head menschily criticizes Knesset’s J Street hearings
And why the ADL objects to it, too
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.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews