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
New ICG report calls for reset of current negotiations paradigm
It could be 1967; more ominously, it could be 1984
Plus Bibi switches course on settlement neighborhood, and more in the news
Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War
Deal could lend electoral reform and even peace process momentum
Plus Israel’s northern border tense due to Syria, and more in the news
They may smell imminent attack; they may also smell imminent elecitons
Plus what the Syrian rebels should do next, and more in the news
Plus former Mossad head criticizes Romney, and more
And why Likud leader, Netanyahu, is likely to see gains in next elections
Victims applaud in courtroom as judge deems defendant's conduct 'despicable. There is no justification.'
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