Fifty years ago today, LBJ sent U.S. troops to the Dominican Republic. In the poet Alexis Gómez Rosa, we reap what he sowed.
A tiny island off Cancún in the Mexican Yucatán is the modern Jewish world in microcosm
The new culture of progressive right-think may be even worse for Jews—and liberalism—than Obama’s Iran deal
An excerpt from Steven Gimbel’s new biography of the great scientist follows his quest for a permanent position, through Zurich after 1909
Betty Misheiker, who died recently at 96, created hazy, imaginative masterpieces in South Africa and Israel
When a young Yiddish poet killed a Ukrainian leader who allowed pogroms, he helped forge a lasting link between Jews and Armenians
Inequality under the wedding canopy, in this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study. Plus: a story about cheating the Angel of Death.
During my first shift sitting shmira with a body awaiting burial, I felt sad, guilty, anxious—and grateful
How do we teach kids that gender equality is fabulous?
President Obama’s Middle East diplomacy seems to eschew symbolic triumphs in favor of a pragmatic vision that keeps all sides guessing. Israel could have a lot to gain by signing on.
The Palestinians are laying the groundwork for unilaterally declared statehood. If Israel prepares properly, the move can be a boon for the Jewish state, too.
The Wikileaks diplomatic cables reveal further evidence of a Turkish prime minister using every tactic at his disposal to bolster his authoritarianism
The leaked State Department cables reveal the diplomatic seduction that defines relationships in the Middle East
Obama’s Middle East policy may soon shift away from moderates in favor of extremists
Amman’s ambassador to Washington talks about the possibilities for Middle East peace
Why do Arab governments—and the U.S.—insist the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is at the heart of all the Mideast’s problems?
Once staunch supporters of Israel, Norwegians have shifted to a pro-Palestinian stance. What changed?
Is the Obama administration putting the U.S.-Saudi relationship on ice?
But Haredi rabbis and male doctors welcomed at Jerusalem event
Are they good for the Jews?
Plot centers on battle between Deborah Lipstadt and Nazi apologist David Irving
Eva Kor, who survived Mengele’s experiments, forgives Oskar Groening, the ‘Accountant of Auschwitz’
Don’t be slouches, tweens!
Gray Lady cuts bridge column with ‘sadness'; nixed chess column 6 mos. ago
Resolution defeated in tight vote at annual conference; criticisms mount
JR Smith delivers roundabout sockdolager in ugly, series-clinching win
Israeli aid among outpour of support for earthquake victims; Chabad House of Kathmandu in need
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art