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
Inclusion of leaders like Abbas and Turkey’s Davutoglu turned a symbolic moment into a farce
Netanyahu, the French national anthem, and what it all means
A year of anti-Semitism, violence, and incitement in France
Marc Weitzmann reports from the scene of the latest attack in Paris
Vigilante-style anti-Muslim violence the worst response to deadly shooting
The third turned himself in for attack on satirical newspaper that killed 12
The massacre in Paris and the freedom to say stupid things
At least 12 killed at publication known for controversial Muhammad cartoons
Aliyah rates from Western Europe alone increased 88 percent
The vote comes on the heels of increased frustration over failed peace talks
Victims applaud in courtroom as judge deems defendant's conduct 'despicable. There is no justification.'
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