Lacking a vision of the future, Labor reinvents itself by misreading the past
The Jewish state seeks to bring the Bedouin in from the desert
Who else can step up and rescue the faith from the fanatics who’ve hijacked it?
An excerpt from the new memoir ‘Why Not Say What Happened’ conjures lost summer worlds
A new collection of the late historian’s essays says more about his prejudices than about his achievements
Seventy people, speeding into the unknown
The Los Angeles millennials behind Challah Hub take their passion to the streets and mobile platforms
It took years for me to recognize my OCD, and even longer to keep it from interfering with my religious observance
Talmudic rabbis ask what agency young women have in determining their fate in sex, marriage, and divorce
The Bluths, returning this weekend for a fourth season, are the Jewish world’s archetypal family
That’s $17 million per episode
Plus New York’s circumcision consent form is not stopping a problem
Deciphering Anthony Weiner’s alleged meal at the iconic deli
Evaluating comedy on its political merit is like disassembling a vibrator to analyze its mechanics: You can do it, but that’s not what it’s for.
The invented Seinfeld winter holiday Festivus, like the late Christopher Hitchens, demands a religion-like dogma around nonbelief
A show about intermarriage, Mad About You never once mentioned religion. It’s a monument to the comedic dangers of ethnic cleansing.
Plus gross bagel snacks, homo Seinfeld-economicus, and more
Plus alleged Hezbollah spy eyes deal, and more
Plus Woody goes electric, and more
Burning questions for the Patriots quarterback after NYT Magazine profile
Willkommen out of the closet!
Bartenura Moscato's unlikely journey from Shabbat table to music video
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
Israel Story, Episode 5: From red heifers and golden calves to the mooing mascot of radical vegans everywhere
The cartoonist’s grahic memoir made many Top Ten lists this year. Here’s what she had to say about it.