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
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
An excerpt from Pierre Birnbaum’s new biography of the French titan
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook’ offers insight into the city’s prewar culinary scene—and pioneering restaurateur Fania Lewando
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.
How Florentin became bohemian, artsy, and affordable—and not at all hipster
A teacher’s story
Sirens blare as we fill out paperwork for my daughter to volunteer with the IDF
As sirens blare and security concerns mount, parents try to keep kids calm
A family takes cover in the stairwell as rockets from Gaza are intercepted
While Palestinian death toll from Israeli air strikes on Gaza reaches 42
Meanwhile, IDF soldiers kill Hamas gunmen trying to infiltrate army base
If an album could be said to capture the sound of multiethnic Tel Aviv, this one would be it
The mega-dinner was certified by the Guinness Book of World Records
From chic fast food to eco-friendly, six restaurants worth a visit
Trebek: 'Whenever people to go temple... they sing Kinky Boots!'
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