Memorial Day Isn’t Just a Day Off

A new understanding of the holiday from a military perspective

The Shared Wisdom of Memorial Day

A rabbi and a serviceman meet while helping homeless vets

An Army Chaplain’s Memorial Day of Hope

How one cantor gained a new view of the holiday, and a belief in a brighter future

Losing a Friend at the Front

I don’t need Israeli Memorial Day to remember Alex Assaf, the kindest—and tallest—soldier I have ever known

Man Up: Coping With the Holiday Barbecue That Gets Summer Started

An afternoon of grilling, drinking, and friendly conversation with neighbors is one man’s nightmare

Sundown: Palestine Can Be Vetoed

Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more

Games

This week in Israel: Shalit’s family stages a different kind of protest, Mossad speculates on war with Iran, and Maccabi fans get stranded at the airport

Sundown: Syria Lays Groundwork for War

Plus Gingrich is both sorry and not a Nazi, and more

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