A prominent Israeli novelist on novelties in the Bible.
Hundreds of thousands of Jewish manuscripts were redeemed from Egypt.
Tips for Tiger Mothers, Panda Fathers, and everything in between.
The social and political realities of the Middle East make democracy unlikely. A rough neighborhood may be getting rougher.
Studying the weekly portion with Jerome, Nachmanides, and others, the seemingly tedious parts of Exodus become compelling.
Independence in prayer, Sari Nusseibeh's "state," and the heirs of secularism.
Vasily Grossman was one of the principal voices of anti-Nazi resistance, and a legendary journalist who spent 1000 days at the front during World War II.
Joan Nathan's search for Jewish cooking in France yields some surprising results.
How did a high-school dropout named Leon Uris pen one of the most influential novels of all time?