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’
Protests against the monarchy—the biggest since the Arab Spring began—are bad news for Israel and the U.S.
A solution for the oft-bombed gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus UCSD controversy, the new face of Jewish Germany, and more
Plus yet another new government in Jordan, and more in the news
What remains of Revisionist Zionism, the ideology of the late Benzion Netanyahu, is its 11th commandment: Don’t be a fool.
Plus $100k up for grabs! and more in the news
Plus Egypt prisoner swap in the works, and more in the news
Ultra-Orthodox Jews across Israel attend the funeral of Zidan Sayif
Designer launches $12 million preservation project of 500-year-old ghetto
Reportedly called 'dirty bloody Jew' during daytime subway platform attack
The Daily Show host plugs his new film Rosewater on The Colbert Report
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Jesse Olsen Bay uses his grandmother’s unpublished prose on ‘Makings,’ by turns a whimsical and melancholy album