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
Amid snowstorm, army makes sure students take their exams on schedule
Talking to the city’s residents as they prepare for a rare occurence: snowfall
Traffic jams, snowman, and a snow-covered Western Wall
Watch the snowfall in the Old City on “The Kotel Cam”
It snows in Israel at least once every winter. So, why does the Israeli media cover it as though it was a war?
Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news
Friends organize mass fight in Washington, D.C.
The speeches at Herzliya, protecting the kids from Judaism, and more
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