Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah
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
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French socialist, Zionist, wartime hero and Prime Minister—got his due
‘Incident at Vichy,’ a play about rounding up Jews and Roma, held lessons for Soviet Refuseniks
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
‘The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook’ offers insight into the city’s prewar culinary scene—and pioneering restaurateur Fania Lewando
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.
Facing BDS pressure, singer cites ‘challenge’ of performing in both Tel Aviv and Ramallah
Haaretz writer booted from Birzeit conference; will an academic boycott ensue?
Landlocked city to get replica of the cartoon’s underwater Krusty Krab eatery
The world cries ‘fowl’ about his culinarily curious choice of grub
Plus Obama’s Israel itinerary and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue
Across the West Bank, rallies are planned to support the Palestinian bid for statehood. Israelis fear what will happen if they turn violent.
A Long Island-born, middle-aged Israeli soldier patrols the Egyptian border on reserve duty—and reflects on two decades of civilian and military life
The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state
Territories’ first chain hotel coming soon to West Bank
And, believe it or not, it’s the Palestinian Authority
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.