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
Is the White House using the agency to push its own agenda?
Third Israeli civilian killed in rocket attack; Palestinian death count passes 600
Flights halted for 24 hours after Hamas rocket lands near Ben Gurion airport
Reports: Israeli drone strike in Egypt and a threat against Eilat’s airport
The final stages of immigration to carry into 2014
In which we crawl in caves and eat lunch at a gas station. Next up: Ben Gurion’s grave.
Associated Press picks up story from advocacy blog Mondoweiss
Going on a book tour just a few weeks after my father died, I learned how to walk in his shoes—literally
Brushing up on tips from the JetBlue-El Al partnership
Napolitano nixes Israel-style procedures for U.S.
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