What Artists Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon Have in Common

British author Robin Saikia looks back at the two artists’ work

What Happens When the Myth of the Obedient, Docile Jewish Husband Gets Busted

The Tattler: TV chef Nigella Lawson, tabloid fodder after a public dust-up with art-mogul ad-man hubby Charles Saatchi, is not alone

Daybreak: Two Egyptian Rockets Strike Eilat

Plus Yankee fans give a ‘Sweet Caroline’ tribute to Boston victims

Margaret Thatcher and Yom Hashoah

According to the late Iron Lady, saving an Austrian Jewish girl was her proudest moment

Daybreak: Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013)

Plus Israel fends off hackers, Yom Hashoah gets Instagrammed

The Jewish Roles of Meryl Streep

Some modest proposals for the lady who can turn herself into anyone

Thatcher and the Jews

Margaret Thatcher was a staunch defender of Jewish causes and a supporter of Israel in her political career, unlike most Tory politicians before her

Candidly Canetti

Lost Books

The Man Who Would Be Prime Minister

How the Murdoch scandal could give Britain its first Jewish head of government

An Unmarried Woman

Alone among the Bible’s heroes, the prophet Devorah, my namesake and the hero of this week’s haftorah, didn’t need a man to make her complete. But what can a modern single woman learn from her?

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