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
Can anything bring the two nations to détente?
Does this mean Israel should apologize?
Plus Israel stays course regarding Turkey, and more
Plus, Iran ominously moves nuclear production, and more in the news
Finds ‘excessive’ force and, contra Turkey, says blockade is legal
Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more
GOP frontrunner aided ‘pro-Israel lawfare’
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
U.N. flotilla report delayed again so that negotiations can continue
And why, contra Hamas, it was no ‘war crime’
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