By Eli Kintisch
Talk of British Boycott Silences Voice of Scientific Cooperation
For the better part of four decades, theoretical physicists Abdus Salam and Steven Weinberg proved that science can bridge cultural divides. When they won the Nobel Prize in physics in 1979, their children danced together in Stockholm, and the Pakistani Muslim and the American Jew stayed friends until Salam’s death in 1996. It was only…
Couple’s Wedding Project Becomes a Side Business
Leaving Saul Zipkin and Aliza Dzik’s New York wedding in 2001, guests took with them the customary keepsake bentcher — the mini-prayer book containing the grace after meals. But while theirs featured the names of bride and groom on the cover, along with mealtime blessings and songs, this wasn’t an edition of any bentcher their…
Moran Seen To Face Primary Challenge
WASHINGTON — Embattled Rep. James Moran could face a primary challenge next year from a former staffer at the country’s top pro-Israel lobbying group. A Democrat representing Washington’s northern Virginia suburbs, Moran has apologized several times for claiming earlier this month that American Jews were pushing the country into war. But several key Jewish political…
Policy Body Nixes Reform’s Call for Two-State Solution
BALTIMORE — The Jewish Council for Public Affairs plenum solidly rejected a bid by the Reform movement’s Union of American Hebrew Congregations Monday to pass a resolution supporting President Bush’s call for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The vote was 340 to 308. Language proposed by the Reform movement on Israeli settlement policy…
Julianna Margulies is not your average ‘Karen’
‘People thought we were dead’: They spent 27 hours under fire from Hamas — then Netanyahu used their home for an Elon Musk photo op
How Oct. 7 is reshaping the Zionist — and anti-Zionist — left in the US
Why the No. 1 song in Israel represents a radical shift in Israeli pop music
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