Monday , 30 March 2015
  • Alan Gross: A Profile in Art and Courage

    Alan Gross: A Profile in Art and Courage

    The Washington, DC resident and former USAID subcontractor was arrested in 2009 for bringing computer and networking equipment to Cuba’s Jewish community. Two years later, he was convicted of being “a threat to the security and integrity of the state...

  • Kosher Cheese Comes of Age

    Kosher Cheese Comes of Age

    When Brent Delman was growing up in Cleveland, his culturally Jewish family, like their Eastern European forebears, ate lots of soft, fresh cheese—cream cheese, sour cream, cottage cheese—without worrying much about whether it was kosher. After all, ...

  • Anita Diamant & Dara Horn: In Conversation

    Anita Diamant & Dara Horn: In Conversation

    We live in the era of Jewish historical fiction. Hundreds of novels set at some point in the long Jewish past have been published in recent years, some based on biblical stories or Jewish folk tales, others built around major historical figures. The ...

  • The New Sultan of Turkey

    The New Sultan of Turkey

    Former Prime Minister—now President—Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist Party are more powerful than ever. Is the nation’s democracy under siege? By Yigal Schleifer diminutive 63-year-old with dyed blond hair and a raspy smoker’s cough, Mücella Yap...

  • Opinion // Shmuel Rosner

    Opinion // Shmuel Rosner

    Pity the Israeli Voter: No matter which party is in power, Israelis will end up disappointed. ...

  • Opinion // Fania Oz-Salzberger

    Opinion // Fania Oz-Salzberger

    Regardless of the outcome of Israel’s general elections on March 17, the campaign for the 20th Knesset will be remembered for its verbal brutality, rhetoric shallowness and viral viciousness. Never has an Israeli election been so devoid of serious de...