Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
Unlike Arafat, the Palestinian leader can’t have his peace and eat it, too
Gazans suffer, while their leaders continue to pile up the loot
‘Ha’Yehudim Ba’im’ takes on Jewish history, one sacred cow at a time
‘We were told that everybody has to watch.’ Harrowing fiction from Polish great Marek Hlasko, in a first English translation.
‘Letters to Afar’ is the latest of an emergent and haunting new form, Jewish material-memory film
Video: Make a traditional American holiday feast, with a recipe for stuffing that brings Jewish flavors to the table
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ questions of obligation in matters of levirate marriage, and how values change with time
Israeli culinary expert Janna Gur gathers traditional recipes from across the Diaspora in her new cookbook, ‘Jewish Soul Food’
Apparently Syrian Palestinians can’t be absorbed by Jordan because of Israel
Plus Brian Schatz is Hawaii’s choice to replace Senator Inouye
The monarch studied the Arab Spring and created a savvy plan to quell demonstrators without mass violence
In the Peace Corps, I hid my Jewish identity. But that didn’t prevent me from experiencing anti-Semitism.
Two dispatches tell the same story for Jews and Israelis
They say democracies make good neighbors. For Israel these days, it doesn’t seem so straightforward.
The ambassador talks Operation Pillar of Defense, ‘monumental threats’
This season, the first ladies of the Levant go nuclear, bringing the drama even without Skinny Girl Margaritas
Plus Egypt’s new ambassador to Israel arrives, Jordan reinstates theirs as well
Teachers say it ‘harms the Palestinian cause’
Ultra-Orthodox Jews across Israel attend the funeral of Zidan Sayif
Designer launches $12 million preservation project of 500-year-old ghetto
The Daily Show host plugs his new film Rosewater on The Colbert Report
Reportedly called 'dirty bloody Jew' during daytime subway platform attack
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder
Jesse Olsen Bay uses his grandmother’s unpublished prose on ‘Makings,’ by turns a whimsical and melancholy album