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.?
Why the Kardashian sisters in Israel might not be the worst idea
The couple proves you don’t have to be Jewish to have a Jewish wedding
When celebrities die, tributes flood social media—and I can’t help but ‘dislike’
Tops Forbes list with an influence score of 47
The new Disney Oz flick stars Jewish actors. Somewhere, over the rainbow, that will no longer matter.
Rachel Weisz’s happy life with Daniel Craig makes Jewish men wonder if they can ever be good enough
Anne Hathaway’s and other celebrity weddings suggest that in America Jewishness has become aspirational
The ketubah—the prenup’s antecedent—proves that, although love is ephemeral, a signature is forever
John Travolta’s massages, ‘homosexual Jewish men’ in Hollywood, and the true nature of prejudice
The awkward tribute to the late Whitney Houston at the Grammys proves that the country still hasn’t learned how to mourn properly. But Judaism has.
Hollande: ‘France is your country. Your place is here. This is your home.’
Beyond the selfie drama, this year’s pageant was a deliciously absurd spectacle
The British-born writer and editor founded Haaretz’s English edition
What really happened at the Don Isaac Abravanel synagogue in July
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, thinking of—and helping—survivors in need
Burning questions for the Patriots quarterback after NYT Magazine profile
The grandchild of Lithuanian Jews hidden during the Holocaust goes back
Argentinian Jewish reporter details leaving Buenos Aires in Haaretz essay
First time the literary honor has been awarded to a non-Israel resident
Bartenura Moscato's unlikely journey from Shabbat table to music video
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.