Explaining Sayyid Qutb, Bin Laden, Djamel Beghal, Chérif Kouachi, Amedy Coulibaly, Hayat Boumeddienne, and those yet to come
Why have Jews in the U.K. never won a reported discrimination case against non-Jewish defendants?
The sudden death of Alberto Nisman, lead prosecutor of the AMIA bombing, deepens the culture of impunity
A new collection of the late historian’s essays says more about his prejudices than about his achievements
Seventy people, speeding into the unknown
Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora
It took years for me to recognize my OCD, and even longer to keep it from interfering with my religious observance
Talmudic rabbis ask what agency young women have in determining their fate in sex, marriage, and divorce
I must speak out against injustice—but if I speak up, will I be forced to leave the U.S.?
Predicting which Israelis will win the esteemed award is a national pastime
Plus chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize, and more
Devaluing peace awards has never been so fun
Avi Shilon pens a masterful biography of the man who irrevocably bound Israel to the Diaspora and the Holocaust
Plus United States builds Libya commando force
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
Plus Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld together again
Plus Hadassah Lieberman, a bullet-riddled laptop, and more
Was it naïve about Israel, or was it tough-minded?
Plus U.S. blames Goldstone, Obama accepts prize
Bartenura Moscato's unlikely journey from Shabbat table to music video
Rivky Stein testifies against her husband, who won't grant her a Jewish divorce
Shuka Truck offers several takes on the Middle Eastern egg-and-tomato dish
Burning questions for the Patriots quarterback after NYT Magazine profile
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
Israel Story, Episode 5: From red heifers and golden calves to the mooing mascot of radical vegans everywhere
The cartoonist’s grahic memoir made many Top Ten lists this year. Here’s what she had to say about it.