Bernice Gordon, Jewish Crossword Maven, Dies at 101

Bernice Gordon, who constructed crossword puzzles for over 50 years, has died at the age of 101. Benjamin Ivry remembers the centenarian cruciverbalist.

Hezbollah Leader: 'We Do Not Want War With Israel But We Are Not Afraid of It'

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah said on Friday his group did not want war with Israel but was ready for one and reserved the right to respond to Israeli attacks at any time and place.

Facing Extradition, Israeli ‘Sex Rabbi’ Tells Dutch Daily He Survived Holocaust

A rabbi born in pre-state Israel fighting extradition from Holland over alleged sex crimes told a Dutch daily that he is a Holocaust survivor.

Looking Beyond Michelle Obama and Angela Merkel

It’s easy to point fingers at explicitly sexist societies like Saudi Arabia or the ultra-Orthodox. Mijal Bitton argues we should look at our own structural gender inequity.

Israeli Conductor Dies During Switzerland Concert

Israeli conductor Israel Yinon collapsed and died as he was conducting a concert in the Swiss city of Lucerne.