For Hamas, the Arab Spring Has Been Disastrous—But It Still Has a Stranglehold on Gaza

The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo

In Cairo, a Political Choice Becomes a Test of Character for Egypt’s New Military Leader

Gen. Sisi holds de facto power but with elections looming must now decide whether to legitimize his rule with a presidential run

Cairo Synagogue Ark Door on Display in NYC

Ancient relic from Ben Ezra Synagogue found in auction-house storeroom

Cairo’s Jews Show God They Are Still There

On Rosh Hashanah, a fresh leader rallies a dying community in Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood Still Aims to Be Cairopractor

Who will crack first: The Egyptian military or the Brotherhood?

What You Need to Know About Egypt’s Protests

Violence also claims a Jewish American college student in Alexandria

A Motley Crew, Including Said and Wieseltier, Unite To Find Chopin’s Great Lost Interpreter

The quest to rediscover the mysterious pianist Ignace Tiegerman led through Cairo, Italy, and the ghost of Bruno Schulz

Investigating the Cairo Genizah

The New Yorker takes a peek at the sacred trash

Daybreak: Major Protests in Egypt to Continue

Plus more details on the various European positions on the Palestinian United Nations bid

Truth About The Muhammad Movie

Actors speak out about mystery man behind controversial film

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