Why aren’t more non-Muslim feminists decrying violence against women in Muslim-majority countries?
If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews
Ari Folman’s sci-fi half-animated ‘The Congress,’ David Cronenberg’s horror comedy ‘Maps to the Stars,’ and the end of movies
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
‘Gett,’ a stellar new Israeli movie, sheds light on the plight of women crushed by a byzantine legal authority
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.
Filmmaker Ori Gruder captures ultra-Orthodox observance of the holiday in his Israeli TV documentary, ‘A Freilichin Purim’
Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom
Olivia Wise had an inoperable brain tumor
The Argentinian-born man of letters, cosmopolitan defender of books and reading, is exiled to a world of his own making
Mindy Pollak, 24, wins race for Outremont borough councillor
Joe King, who died Saturday at 90, chronicled the city’s rich Jewish past
Neighborhood tensions sparked the 24-year-old’s bid for borough councillor
Report shows 46 percent of Israelis aged 25-64 have college degrees
Plus the legacy of King Herod gets another look
Plus Canadian severs ties with Iran, kicks out diplomats
Socalled, Ugandans, and klezmer at North America’s largest gathering of Jewish and Yiddish culture
First I learned that a wanted criminal from New York had fled to my Canadian shul; then I remembered that, as cantor, he’d begged God to forgive me
Embrace your laziness! Repurpose the crap you already have at home!
Netanyahu spoke effectively, if predictably. But what impact will he have?
And why Purim is the perfect holiday for the beloved Star Trek character
Annual pro-Israel conference offers a dry run before Congressional address
After years of my daughter begrudgingly agreeing to tulle and tiaras, a revolt
The much-talked about address begins at 11 a.m. EST
Ahead of speech, 45 percent of Americans view the prime minister positively
Costumes, revelry, and satire weren’t always synonymous with the holiday
Acclaimed Israeli writer and poet brought Jewish music to the masses
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter