If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
Ari Folman’s sci-fi half-animated ‘The Congress,’ David Cronenberg’s horror comedy ‘Maps to the Stars,’ and the end of movies
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
‘Gett,’ a stellar new Israeli movie, sheds light on the plight of women crushed by a byzantine legal authority
Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom
Rightly or wrongly, Talmudic thinkers presumed that gentiles would persecute the Jews in their midst
I’ve spent years trying to find a costume, from Kurt Cobain to my own cat, that reflects a hidden side of my personality
Bob Bernstein, 25 years at the helm of Random House, remembers when publishing was a good business
Dempsey: IDF went to ‘extraordinary lengths’ to avoid civilian casualties
Leaked email shows Kenneth Roth comparing mullahs to Shas
The leader of nonviolent protests in the West Bank—a potential Palestinian Gandhi—is in an Israeli jail
It’s time for Israel to rethink its rejection of the Armenian Genocide
Plus don’t cry for A’jad, Elie Wiesel, and more
HRW reminds prime minister that Goldstone Report found potential war crimes on both sides
Plus apologies, self-defense, and more in the news
Plus fetal justice, and two kinds of Holocaust confusion
Because it’s a loss in the ‘Legitimacy War,’ Princeton prof argues
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter