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
After prime minister linked anti-government protests to “Jewish Diaspora”
How Bibi Netanyahu handed the American president a big trophy—and got what Israel wanted all along
Plus a possible detente with Turkey and Israel?
Taking a Romney critique of Obama on Israel to its logical extreme
Surprise: Flotilla raid was bungled behind the scenes.
Tired of being portrayed as ‘bloodthirsty murderers,’ three former infantrymen launch a website to help improve the image of Israel’s military
Plus more things Ron Paul signed his name to, and more in the news
Plus navy makes contact with flotilla, and more in the news
Plus kosher joint an NYPD/OWS casualty, and more
Report: IHH-sponsored boats will leave Turkey for Gaza on Sunday
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