The murdered opposition leader represented the dilemmas of the Jewish politician in Putin’s Russia
Russian liberals see the late opposition leader as a martyr, but he was also a player in the post-Soviet power grab that is still unfolding
The difference between Big America and Small America, and between Obama and Netanyahu
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
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.
Filmmaker Ori Gruder captures ultra-Orthodox observance of the holiday in his Israeli TV documentary, ‘A Freilichin Purim’
Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom
Third Israeli civilian killed in rocket attack; Palestinian death count passes 600
Civil disobedience act targeted the Friends of the IDF office in Times Square
As protestors’ rhetoric heats up across Europe, many Jews feel safer in Israel
Oron Shaul was in the armored personnel carrier hit by Hamas rocket Sunday
Max Steinberg, 24, and Nissim Sean Carmeli, 21, died during combat Sunday
18 IDF soldiers and hundreds of Palestinians killed during ground operation
Confrontations increasingly violent as search for missing teens continues
Most violent confrontation in the week-long search for three abducted boys
51 Palestinians freed in 2011 among 240 arrested in search for missing teens
Non-combat soldier suspected of firing rubber bullets without authorization
The Book of Esther doesn't mention God. Robert Alter's new translation shows that's just one way the biblical text is unique.
Netanyahu spoke effectively, if predictably. But what impact will he have?
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
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