Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
Unlike Arafat, the Palestinian leader can’t have his peace and eat it, too
Gazans suffer, while their leaders continue to pile up the loot
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
(And her brother Albert won the Nobel Prize in Physics)
‘Ha’Yehudim Ba’im’ takes on Jewish history, one sacred cow at a time
Israel Story, Episode 4: When a hobby becomes a calling—from a freelance hitman in Eilat to a Knesset groupie in Herzliya
Video: Make a traditional American holiday feast, with a recipe for stuffing that brings Jewish flavors to the table
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ questions of obligation in matters of levirate marriage, and how values change with time
There’s a study for that
Are Jews turning away from the Dems? Survey says: perhaps!
In Anthony Weiner’s former district, Jewish voters elected Bob Turner, a Catholic Republican they saw as stronger on Israel than the Orthodox Jewish Democrat
Barack Obama isn’t to blame for the Tea Party’s surge. Liberals are. And if they want him to win re-election in 2012, they better listen to Moses and learn how to take initiative.
This week’s parasha is proof that even God changes his mind. Congress must do the same and finally pass legislation prohibiting workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Barack Obama’s poll numbers are down among Jews—and that’s normal. For more than 30 years, nearly every incumbent president has fared less well among Jews in his re-election effort than in his first campaign.
The former New York City mayor is starting to turn against Barack Obama. And when hizzoner goes for the Republican in a presidential contest, it’s always been bad news for his fellow Democrats.
Rahm Emanuel, in the midst of a rough-and-tumble campaign, was just denied a spot on the mayoral ballot. Was the move Chicago politics as usual, or has Emanuel’s Judaism come into play?
If the midterm elections give the GOP more power in Washington, that could actually help Obama’s Mideast peace plans
Pro-Israel Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Democrat from Las Vegas, rides a hot streak
“Hatred and anti-Semitism have seized the state,” says opposition lawmaker
A holiday-themed vegetarian recipe even meat lovers will enjoy
Margaret Sullivan calls on NYT to better cover Palestinians, including Hamas
A kosher take on Calvin Trillin’s Spaghetti alla Carbonara
New campaign honors Druze officer who fell defending Jerusalem synagogue
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community’s support
Looking to Maimonides for guidelines on philanthropic giving
The Daily Show host plugs his new film Rosewater on The Colbert Report
Bernard Cazeneuve tells Jewish community they have a friend in him
Ultra-Orthodox Jews across Israel attend the funeral of Zidan Sayif
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
Designer launches $12 million preservation project of 500-year-old ghetto
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder