How Israelis and Palestinians Cope — With Two Different Wars

Naomi Zeveloff arrived in Jerusalem to find a city bristling with flag-waving. In Ramallah, she found the same heightened nationalism — but a completely different take on the war.


The Rocket Shelter Comedy Tour Goes to Israel

How do you make people laugh when they’re fighting on the front lines or ducking bombs? Is it even appropriate to crack jokes during wartime? Three comedians went to Israel to find out.

What Happens in Israel Doesn’t Stay in Israel

Twenty years ago, a Buenos Aires car bomb revolutionized our thinking on anti-Semitism. In these days of global Jew-hatred, J.J. Goldberg says that lesson is more important than ever.


An Israeli Novelist's Cry for Peace. A Rabbi's Reply

Novelist David Grossman spoke Saturday night at a peace rally at Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square.


Board Member Quits LGBT Synagogue Over Gaza

After Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum read Gazan casualty names aloud at Congregation Beth Simchat Torah, a board member quit, claiming ‘Hamas propaganda’ had infected the pulpit.

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