To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
Poll reveals Israelis don’t want leaders considering American Jews’ positions
Riots continue after death of Palestinian teen
Twenty-five years ago today, a rally of 250,000 people changed the fate of Jews worldwide. An oral history.
Even more about the Jews
Sparring with Harman, accuses Obama of delegitimizing Israel
The travel writer and the ‘Times’ effect
Emergency Committee for Israel spot ran this week; too close to the U.N.?
Plus AJC controversy, movement (maybe) on Shalit, and more in the news
After failed attack, attention paid to Israel’s success
Liberal network responds by blocking Buchanan nonsense
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews