In the second of a five-part series, how a rotting post-industrial city became Britain’s anti-Zionist capital
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 influential rabbi takes a walk in 1923
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
To fight the chained-wife problem, more women are insisting on a special prenup
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’
Where in the world is the American prep-school sensation who played for the NBA’s Indiana Pacers in the 1990s?
Advocacy groups call the move a human rights violation
In March, we’re going to have a daughter in Israel, our chosen home. But recent events have us doubting if this is the best place to raise her.
As told in this week’s parasha, Moses couldn’t enter the Promised Land. My three brothers, the subjects of my latest documentary film, chose to leave it.
A Long Island-born, middle-aged Israeli soldier patrols the Egyptian border on reserve duty—and reflects on two decades of civilian and military life
A philanthropic effort helps low-income immigrant Israeli women build small businesses by cooking the dishes they know best. It’s a good program, and it’s delicious food.
Israel provides Americans making aliyah with financial incentives and logistical support in a bid to make immigration not just an ideological choice but a material one as well
Thousands of Sudanese and Eritrean refugees, fleeing genocidal persecution and military conscription, are seeking asylum in Israel, which is struggling to manage and acclimate this influx
Late last year Israel accepted what’s set to be the final wave of Ethiopian immigrants. But the country is still struggling to integrate the 120,000 who’ve arrived over the past three decades.
Plus, Amr Moussa’s big moment, and more in the news
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.
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
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