Palestinians Upgrade Status at International Criminal Court

The Palestinians have become a non-state observer at the International Criminal Court based in The Hague.

Benjamin Netanyahu Makes Bread-and-Butter Push

In nearly nine years as Israel’s prime minister spread over three terms, Benjamin Netanyahu has been a security hawk, promising to do whatever it takes to combat the threat from Palestinian militants or a nuclear-armed Iran.

The Unseen Ally: Usman Ally and Justin Kirk in NYTW’s ‘The Invisible Hand.’

When Terrorists Become Capitalists

Pulitzer Prize-winner Ayad Akhtar’s new play concerns a kidnapped banker. Terrorism and capitalism make a tantalizing mix, writes theater critic Jesse Oxfeld.

Can a Palestinian Movie Take Israeli Money?

Filmmaker Suha Arraf characterized her recent film ‘Villa Touma’ as Palestinian — even though much of the funding from Israel. Is anything wrong with that?

Lost Horizon? In 1821, a Moroccan businessman named Moses Levy tried to create a utopian refuge for Europe’s persecuted Jews in Micanopy, Florida.

The Small Florida Town That Could Have Been a Jewish Utopia

Micanopy is a tiny town with a few restaurants and a lot of antique shops. Back in the 19th century, a man named Moses Levy tried to create a Jewish refuge there.