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
Plus the Iran talks are stalled, and more in the news
Lack of progress in Iran nuclear talks will lead to military action
Plus troubling find at Iranian facility, and more in the news
P5+1 countries Iran talk again today. Will they do more than talk?
Plus African immigrants attacked in Tel Aviv, and more in the news
Plus Bibi delays vote on West Bank outposts, and more in the news
Alcohol enrichment reportedly underway at extremely hip drinks spot
Plus Bibi reiterates demand for no enrichment, and more in the news
Barak hints deal to be proposed this week would be acceptable
Plus Syrian unrest unrests Lebanon, and more in the news
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