A tiny island off Cancún in the Mexican Yucatán is the modern Jewish world in microcosm
The new culture of progressive right-think may be even worse for Jews—and liberalism—than Obama’s Iran deal
The 100th anniversary is the time for Israel to rethink the moral concession it has made by abetting Turkish denial
Happy 200th birthday, you ‘hair-oil using, false-jewel wearing, tailorish non-gentlefolk.’ You’re one of us.
Betty Misheiker, who died recently at 96, created hazy, imaginative masterpieces in South Africa and Israel
When a young Yiddish poet killed a Ukrainian leader who allowed pogroms, he helped forge a lasting link between Jews and Armenians
During my first shift sitting shmira with a body awaiting burial, I felt sad, guilty, anxious—and grateful
How do we teach kids that gender equality is fabulous?
Video: Fry up these savory snacks at home, and make your own spicy harissa for dipping
Conventional wisdom says Israel must reach a peace deal quickly, before population trends and diplomatic isolation overtake the Jewish state. Demographics and geopolitics tell a different story.
Abbas recasts failure to reconcile as selling point at the U.N.
Plus real Persian firemen of Long Island, and more
Disagreement over Fayyad could be straw that breaks always-tenuous deal
Plus Obama ditches Weiner, and more in the news
Palestinians, seemingly turned off by U.N. vote, tentatively agree to peace talks
Plus accused Giffords shooter won’t stand trial now, and more
Plus Israel and ‘12, sustainable delis, and more
Plus a daily digest of Armenian life and culture, and more in the news
After reconciliation with Hamas, can the P.A. be trusted with millions of dollars?
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art