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
Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora
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
I must speak out against injustice—but if I speak up, will I be forced to leave the U.S.?
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
Who needs Christian Bale as Moses when Val Kilmer did a brilliant job in 1998?
The 1997 film looks back to the biblical Exodus and ahead to Abraham Lincoln
How a non-Jewish van driver found inspiration for a novel along his route
Do today’s Seders exist to remember the past, or did past events occur so that they could be remembered later?
As we endure a season of destructive storms and surging seas, why on earth would we pray for rain?
The name of the IDF operation references a famous midrash
To celebrate the overlap of Passover and National Poetry Month, poets Andrea Cohen, Robert Pinsky, and Mark Levine offer some selections on the themes of liberation, ritual, journeying, and food
Plus, the hottest kosher spot on the Upper West Side, and more
Journalists Steve and Cokie Roberts, a non-observing Jew and a Catholic, have hosted Passover Seders together for four decades. They share the rituals from their interfaith observance in a new haggadah.
Exodus recast Israel’s founders as swaggering heroes and secured Leon Uris a place on the Jewish bookshelf even though, as a new biography shows, he was a mediocre writer and a troubled person
The grandchild of Lithuanian Jews hidden during the Holocaust goes back
Argentinian Jewish reporter details leaving Buenos Aires in Haaretz essay
First time the literary honor has been awarded to a non-Israel resident
A proposed itinerary for the unorthodox comedian’s trip to Israel
State Assembly members to take over duties amidst corruption charges
The existence of the State of Israel is a reason to stay in Europe, not flee it
Knesset member Stav Shaffir goes viral with leftist credo for today’s Israel
Rivky Stein testifies against her husband, who won’t grant her a Jewish divorce
Bartenura Moscato’s unlikely journey from Shabbat table to music video
Shuka Truck offers several takes on the Middle Eastern egg-and-tomato dish
Rivky Stein testifies against her husband, who won't grant her a Jewish divorce
Bartenura Moscato's unlikely journey from Shabbat table to music video
Amedy Coulibaly reportedly asked security guards if there were Jews inside
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
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.