Lacking a vision of the future, Labor reinvents itself by misreading the past
The Jewish state seeks to bring the Bedouin in from the desert
Who else can step up and rescue the faith from the fanatics who’ve hijacked it?
An excerpt from the new memoir ‘Why Not Say What Happened’ conjures lost summer worlds
A new collection of the late historian’s essays says more about his prejudices than about his achievements
Seventy people, speeding into the unknown
The Los Angeles millennials behind Challah Hub take their passion to the streets and mobile platforms
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
Wunderkind Democrat Andrei Cherny, ‘Clinton’s heir,’ is focusing on the Jewish state in his race for Congress
Russ Feingold publishes book, joins Obama campaign
Jack Lew, Obama’s new chief of staff, is the third Jewish official in the last 10 years to run the White House, after Rahm Emanuel and Josh Bolten
Plus, microarchaeology in Ashkelon, ranking Spielberg’s hits, and more
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
Ben-Gurion repeatedly faced down crises by fearlessly rejecting retreat and useless compromise. Obama would do well to follow his model.
Plus Iranian bagels, the Irvine 11, Clinton vs. Bibi, and more
When Israelis and Palestinians choose politics over music, they’re guilty of the gravest offense in the Torah: acting like Amalek
Barack Obama’s poll numbers are down among Jews—and that’s normal. For more than 30 years, nearly every incumbent president has fared less well among Jews in his re-election effort than in his first campaign.
Jordan’s late King Hussein and his unsuccessful efforts to make peace get a courtier’s treatment in the new memoir from Jack O’Connell, a former CIA station chief in Amman
Will step down at the end of the university’s school year
How the flare-up on the Israel-Lebanon border may portend a larger conflict
Tom Brady’s menorah
From polls, to reporting, to political parody videos
We’re seeking reader submissions for catchy, tote-able taglines
Is putting other kids’ health at risk really a Jewish value?
Actor says he’s given ‘serious thought’ to the profession
First fatal Hezbollah attack in Israel’s north since 2006 raises questions about deterrence
American comedian bares all in Israel with a message of coexistence
Burning questions for the Patriots quarterback after NYT Magazine profile
Willkommen out of the closet!
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.