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
The insidious, and mistaken, media meme around the irresistible story of Israelis choosing to live in Germany
Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’ and Israel’s ‘Zero Motivation’ both capture the solitude that lies at the heart of military service
A new book about comedy writing is the latest in a ‘how to be funny’ genre
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
Returning our deceased to the soil honors the injunction for a proper burial—and keeps us mindful of the life cycle of which we’re a part
This week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ probes the connection between the magical thinking of the Bible and the rational concerns of the Talmud
Vegetarian. Vegan. Kosher. Whatever. It’s cold outside. Have some soup. You’ll feel better.
Plus Jack Lew as Secretary of Treasury?
Matt Welch leads off with an important piece
Breakdown of talks, continued focus on immunity suggests military action
Plus the Etan Patz confession, and more in the news
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
Fear: agreement could cause military nuclear program to go overlooked
Plus where talks could go and oil can’t, and more in the news
How dry words like ‘reciprocity’ could produce a deal with Iran
Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Plus what the Syrian rebels should do next, and more in the news
Shuka Truck offers several takes on the Middle Eastern egg-and-tomato dish
Her new series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, premieres on Netflix in March
Amedy Coulibaly reportedly asked security guards if there were Jews inside
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.