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
Palestinians in the diaspora are thriving, so what exactly is preventing success in the West Bank and Gaza?
The GOP candidate was deemed ‘racist’ for calling Israeli culture superior. Albert Einstein said it too.
Sunday marks the anniversary of the 1946 attack on the British. My 91-year-old grandfather helped carry it out.
New graphic novels by Harvey Pekar and Guy Delisle illustrate different takes on the Israeli-Palestinian mess
A new school in Ariel is funded by the state, even though it doesn’t fall under Israeli jurisdiction
Yitzhak Shamir, who died Saturday, was maligned for his politics. But his bitter realism was prescient.
A trip to Israel connected participants to our Jewishness. But it didn’t make us more politically engaged.
A vocal majority of evangelical Christians are zealous supporters of Israel. But a growing movement seeks to align them with the Palestinian cause.
The leftist Israeli magazine +972 wants to sound the alarm on a Jewish state it believes is destroying itself
Oxford-style debate raged over U.N. membership
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