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
New York is edging out Silicon Valley as the favored U.S. foothold
Leaves Vanderbilt for an assistant coaching gig at the University of California
An excerpt from a panel discussion on ‘The Campus as Crossroads’
Alexander Stille never stopped investigating his parents, as shown by his new memoir about his World War II heritage
Yanni Hufnagel, the Crimson’s assistant coach, is one of the most promising recruiters in the sport
Cornell to host a massive birthday for its celebrity mainstay
A birthday visit with M.H. Abrams, peer of Trilling, teacher of Bloom, and editor of the Norton Anthology
Will Silicon Valley darling become BDS target?
Plus Cornell students protest joint Technion campus in NYC, and more
Plus Kleztky’s killer goes insane route, and more in the news
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'
And why Purim is the perfect holiday for the beloved Star Trek character
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