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
Reports of cooperation between Israel, Gulf States against Iran’s nuclear program
Jewish divorce is back in the news
Thanks, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
He will also make a few stops elsewhere in the region
How the role of defense secretary is being defined
Saudi charities fund terrorists and their families—including Hamas’ late military chief Ahmed Jabari
Ethnic minorities, backed by neighboring Arab countries, are ramping up assaults against the regime in Tehran
In this report from the future, the U.S. pulls out of the Gulf as the Saudis cozy up to Avigdor Lieberman
For years, the Arabic press promoted the conspiracy that Jews fixed U.S. elections. That’s changing.
The Swedish furniture purveyor omits women from its Saudi catalog
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