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?
Explaining Sayyid Qutb, Bin Laden, Djamel Beghal, Chérif Kouachi, Amedy Coulibaly, Hayat Boumeddienne, and those yet to come
A new collection of the late historian’s essays says more about his prejudices than about his achievements
Seventy people, speeding into the unknown
Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora
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
I must speak out against injustice—but if I speak up, will I be forced to leave the U.S.?
The work, lost for a century, depicts Edgardo Mortara, an Italian Jewish boy seized by Church authorities
Or this week in high-profile auctions
The prize piece in the Steinhardt Judaica collection doesn’t go to auction
The philanthropist’s sale of his extensive personal Judaica keeps Jewish culture in the limelight
The annual sales include postcards from Alan Dershowitz’s collection and a stunning 18th-century Haggadah
Three remarkably realist Marc Chagall paintings of synagogues, to be sold at Sotheby’s tomorrow, tell the story of the artist’s Zionism
Exhibitions in Milan and London this spring have made clear that Israel’s Bezalel Academy is now a central address for contemporary art and design
Without a buyer, sale will have no preconditions
At Sotheby’s for about $400,000
How is it that one of the greatest collections of Hebraica ever assembled can’t find a home?
Actor says he’s given ‘serious thought’ to the profession
First fatal Hezbollah attack in Israel’s north since 2006 raises questions about deterrence
American comedian bares all in Israel with a message of coexistence
Randi Weingarten reflects on this week’s 70th anniversary commemoration
Shakespeare’s prickly classic gets a timely update in new production
Willkommen out of the closet!
Albany assigns interim replacement, will hold an election in February
Hollande: ‘France is your country. Your place is here. This is your home.’
Beyond the selfie drama, this year’s pageant was a deliciously absurd spectacle
Burning questions for the Patriots quarterback after NYT Magazine profile
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.