Foretold

The Israeli actor and activist Juliano Mer-Khamis, born to a Jewish mother and a Palestinian father, was murdered in the West Bank yesterday, but his legacy of peace, art, and cooperation must live on

Unclean

Julian Schnabel’s controversial film Miral, like this week’s parasha, is a meditation on impurity. But while the Torah decries the risks of impurity, the movie extols its virtues.

Sundown: Is Syria Next?

Plus Iron Dome debuts, an AIPAC apology, and more

Piece Plan

Julian Schnabel’s Miral, a sympathetic portrayal of four Palestinian women over nearly 50 years, is neither what its defenders claim nor what its detractors allege. It is a collection of fragments that ultimately doesn’t hold together.

Sundown: Israeli Strikes Kill Eight

Plus, the new Coney Island hot dog, and more

Sundown: Helen Thomas in the Centerfold

Plus Hamas clamps down, Schnabel on Schnabel, and more

Sundown: Controversy Over Schnabel Film

Plus what Abbas says and whom he says it to, Neil!, and more

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