If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
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
Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom
Rightly or wrongly, Talmudic thinkers presumed that gentiles would persecute the Jews in their midst
I’ve spent years trying to find a costume, from Kurt Cobain to my own cat, that reflects a hidden side of my personality
Also applaud Fatah representative’s call for “full recognition of the Nakba”
Shut out for years, this week Bnei Menashe Jews moved to Israel. Why did the government change its policy?
Palestinian leader takes two steps forward on right of return, two steps back
Well, the game was in Florida but…you know.
Why American-born athletes Donald Sanford and Jillian Schwartz are competing for Israel’s team in London
A film of nude people playing in a gas chamber is but one piece aiming to shock at the Berlin Biennale art show
Plus, that kid Bieber did something, and more
Plus the Palestine Papers stir trouble, and more in the news
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An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
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