The murdered opposition leader represented the dilemmas of the Jewish politician in Putin’s Russia
Russian liberals see the late opposition leader as a martyr, but he was also a player in the post-Soviet power grab that is still unfolding
The difference between Big America and Small America, and between Obama and Netanyahu
Ari Folman’s sci-fi half-animated ‘The Congress,’ David Cronenberg’s horror comedy ‘Maps to the Stars,’ and the end of movies
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
‘Gett,’ a stellar new Israeli movie, sheds light on the plight of women crushed by a byzantine legal authority
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.
Filmmaker Ori Gruder captures ultra-Orthodox observance of the holiday in his Israeli TV documentary, ‘A Freilichin Purim’
Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom
The Republican’s vision—based on choice and dignity, not dependence—is why Jews should support him
Plus philanthropist and former NFL team owner Art Modell dies at 87
Plus, the Shin Bet arrests two in infamous lynching case from 2000
The author of the The Crisis of Zionism strikes back at criticism of his controversial new book about Israel and American Jews
Plus, Alan Gross’ assignment, the recovery rabbi, and more in the news
Plus, harsher nuclear report, the frontlines in Syria, and more in the news
A look at the housing protests and the controversial issues emerging with them
Plus Bibi’s boy, to live and die in East Jerusalem, and more
Plus wait ’til at least next year for Iranian nuke, and more in the news
Statement directed at U.N. meeting in Copenhagen
The Book of Esther doesn't mention God. Robert Alter's new translation shows that's just one way the biblical text is unique.
Netanyahu spoke effectively, if predictably. But what impact will he have?
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter