Explaining Sayyid Qutb, Bin Laden, Djamel Beghal, Chérif Kouachi, Amedy Coulibaly, Hayat Boumeddienne, and those yet to come
Why have Jews in the U.K. never won a reported discrimination case against non-Jewish defendants?
The sudden death of Alberto Nisman, lead prosecutor of the AMIA bombing, deepens the culture of impunity
A new collection of the late historian’s essays says more about his prejudices than about his achievements
Seventy people, speeding into the unknown
Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora
It took years for me to recognize my OCD, and even longer to keep it from interfering with my religious observance
Talmudic rabbis ask what agency young women have in determining their fate in sex, marriage, and divorce
I must speak out against injustice—but if I speak up, will I be forced to leave the U.S.?
A historical debate hatches in New York
Plus Art Modell, Judy Freudberg, and the oldest synagogue in America
Twenty-five years ago today, a rally of 250,000 people changed the fate of Jews worldwide. An oral history.
If the past few weeks are any guide, it looks like the open feud between Jerusalem and Washington is over
A letter from Tel Aviv on the impact of Obama re-election
The Republican’s vision—based on choice and dignity, not dependence—is why Jews should support him
Plus Knesset dissolves (itself)
The Iranian leader went a different route yesterday
Plus Obama and Netanyahu to miss each other in September
One in every 514 people in the world is Jewish.
Bartenura Moscato's unlikely journey from Shabbat table to music video
Burning questions for the Patriots quarterback after NYT Magazine profile
Rivky Stein testifies against her husband, who won't grant her a Jewish divorce
Shuka Truck offers several takes on the Middle Eastern egg-and-tomato dish
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
Israel Story, Episode 5: From red heifers and golden calves to the mooing mascot of radical vegans everywhere
The cartoonist’s grahic memoir made many Top Ten lists this year. Here’s what she had to say about it.