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
Mensch on a Bench gets investors on the reality show to bite
Plus Israel asks U.N. to recognize Yom Kippur, and more in the news
Historically Jewish, bankrupt franchise will go on the market
Plus, Jewspotting in our time
Dan Borislow torpedoed his own women’s soccer club
Owner Mark Cuban, victorious at last, leaves it all on the court
Dirk & co. will try for their first ever NBA championship
But will the Thunder crash their Finals dreams?
Our team sweeps L.A. to advance
Our team seizes home-field advantage from the Lakers in round 2
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