Gaza Music School Shines in 'Arabs Got Talent' Spotlight

On the hugely popular “Arabs Got Talent” TV show in Beirut last month, five young musicians in checkered black-and-white scarves brought the house down with a traditional Arabic song that left the judges weeping and earned a ticket straight to the finals.

A Tu B’Shvat Seder, Sweet and Significant

A dried fruit compote helps a writer connect the past with the present as she recalls her first experience with Tu B’Shvat, an eye-opening seder full of weighty significance.

Honeyed and Spiced Dried Fruit Compote

When the seven fruits of Israel were not available to Jews of the Diaspora, Tu B’Shvat prayers were often recited over dried fruits. Here, a compote recipe as commemoration.

'Because I Didn’t Count, I Counted Myself Out of Judaism'

Long-time activist and founding editor of Ms. magazine, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, talks about her estrangement from Judaism and how she found her way back.

Israeli Soldiers Kill Palestinian in West Bank

Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian on Saturday in the occupied West Bank, the military and a Palestinian security official said.