Beseeching: Thousands of Jews gather for a mass prayer at the Kotel.

How Prayer Can #BringBackOurBoys

Critics say prayer won’t bring the in the three kidnapped Israeli boys home. But Avi Shafran turns to Jewish tradition — and declares that every plea to God makes a difference.

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Want a Job? Put ‘Jewish’ On Your Resume

College student Yardain Amron often gets advice on how to beef up his resume. But a new research study shows he’s been leaving out his strongest asset: his Jewishness.

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Would Israelis Be Kidnapped If Not For Settlements?

The average Israeli doesn’t understand that every problem raised by the settlements — including the recent kidnapping — is a necessary outcome of their existence, writes Emily Hauser.

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Praying for Kidnapped Teens — and Israel's Sanity

Everyone hopes for the safe return of the kidnapped teenagers. But Chemi Shalev writes the national frenzy over the incident has pushed Israel closer to dangerous intolerance.

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Benjamin Netanyahu Lashes Out at Hamas — But Real Enemy Is Elsewhere

Benjamin Netanyahu is using the kidnapped teens crisis as an excuse to crush Hamas. But J.J. Goldberg warns he is conflating threats Israel can manage with the real danger of terror.

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