Hint: It starts with an ‘I’ and ends with an ‘n,’ and it’s ‘Iran.’
In the second of a five-part series, how a rotting post-industrial city became Britain’s anti-Zionist capital
The murdered opposition leader represented the dilemmas of the Jewish politician in Putin’s Russia
The influential rabbi takes a walk in 1923
Ari Folman’s sci-fi half-animated ‘The Congress,’ David Cronenberg’s horror comedy ‘Maps to the Stars,’ and the end of movies
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
To fight the chained-wife problem, more women are insisting on a special prenup
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.
Filmmaker Ori Gruder captures ultra-Orthodox observance of the holiday in his Israeli TV documentary, ‘A Freilichin Purim’
Filmmaker Pierre Sauvage and the daughter of Holocaust rescuer Peter Bergson talk about people who put their lives at risk to save others
Norman Eisen, an old friend of Obama’s from Harvard Law School, is bolstering the forces of liberalism as ambassador to the Czech Republic
The question policy-makers should focus on isn’t whether Iran would use a nuclear weapon, but how a bomb would embolden an already reckless regime
As Qatar’s star rises in the Middle East, Israel looks to temper the emirate’s influence—and that of its television network, Al Jazeera
With the Arab Spring shaking the Middle East’s status quo, a new regional order is being born. As the recent attacks in Eilat and Be’er Sheva show, Israel is likely to pay a price.
Since the 2006 election of the conservative politician Stephen Harper as prime minister, Canada has become arguably the most pro-Israel country in the world
The recent massacres in Oslo, Norway, and Hama, Syria, were both carried out by heartless sociopaths. Why does one of them—Syria’s Bashar al-Assad—continue to enjoy diplomatic relations with Washington?
Conventional wisdom says Israel must reach a peace deal quickly, before population trends and diplomatic isolation overtake the Jewish state. Demographics and geopolitics tell a different story.
Obama’s unsuccessful foreign policy in the Mideast is based not on idealism or realpolitik but anti-colonialism, a legacy of the collapse of the European empires
Jordan’s late King Hussein and his unsuccessful efforts to make peace get a courtier’s treatment in the new memoir from Jack O’Connell, a former CIA station chief in Amman
Half a century after its release, the film’s historical inaccuracies glare
Offs Bibi, Hillary and now Senator Robert Menendez
Remembering the legendary Grey Gardens documentarian, who died at 88
It’s time for mainstream Jewish organizations to engage Jews of color
Prime Minister’s office denies document published by Israeli media
An unpublished 1965 study offers a glimpse of a community at a crossroads
Comedian spreads message of wife Jessica Seinfeld’s Fatherhood Initiative
But seriously you definitely haven’t
Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr added to school district calendars
The Book of Esther doesn't mention God. Robert Alter's new translation shows that's just one way the biblical text is unique.
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter