Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah
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
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature is a scintillating reminder of the death and life of great books
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due
‘Incident at Vichy,’ a play about rounding up Jews and Roma, held lessons for Soviet Refuseniks
Teenagers need to learn about more than anatomy, as some Jewish educators already know
‘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
Jihadist terrorist cell, a recruiter for Islamic State, planned bombing, beheading before arrests on April 8
A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you
In the wake of deadly attacks, why the one vaunted Arab Spring exception may not be an exception at all
The state of jihad and counter-jihad, in the middle of a long war
Terror group’s #AskHamas hashtag yields predictably hilarious results
Why aren’t more non-Muslim feminists decrying violence against women in Muslim-majority countries?
If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
A psychoanalytic look at why people throw themselves into campaigns of murder and suicide
A new collection of the late historian’s essays says more about his prejudices than about his achievements
France’s capital is a key battleground for Middle East political warfare
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
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.