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.?
James Foley, kidnapped in Syria in 2012, was killed by jihadist terror group
Israel retaliates with airstrikes on nine military targets in Syria
Donates money and winter clothes to aid Syrian children displaced by civil war
U.S. officials say group is smuggling weapons into Lebanon piece by piece
A round-up of things we wish weren’t rounding up
Plus with Kerry arriving to the region, peace talks are on the ropes
Thanks to outside forces waging a proxy battle in Syria, 2013 has become a year of attrition rather than endgames
French, British, American officials point to Assad
As Obama makes his case for military action, things take a twist
Israel, America, and talk of a potential attack on Assad’s regime
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
Shuka Truck offers several takes on the Middle Eastern egg-and-tomato dish
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.