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Hefty price tag for new academic Mishnah

Oxford University Press set the price of a three-volume set of the Mishnah, out in August, at $645 — a steep, though not unheard-of cost for an academic text, and...

Houston rabbi is ‘CNN Hero’

A Houston rabbi was named a CNN Hero for her work as the founder and CEO of Undies for Everyone, which provides underwear and dignity to children in need.

Israel’s literary loss

A.B. Yehoshua the novelist took a sharp knife to his fellow citizens’ pretensions and delusions, writing books that laid Israel bare like an open bleeding wound.

HD-6: Woodrow, Epps respond

The controversy that next week’s Democratic primary for District 6 of the Colorado House of Representatives has become continues to boil this week, as a candidate...

It’s over: Israel’s coalition falls

After weeks of fending off threats to their governing coalition, Israel’s top leaders have announced that they will instead seek to dissolve the Knesset, Israel’s...

Pope and head of Yad Vashem meet

Amid controversies concerning the Vatican’s Holocaust-era record, Pope Francis and the head of Israel’s state museum on the Holocaust, Yad Vashem, met for a...

Emhoff meets survivor — and his AI double

When Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff sat down for a Zoom conversation with Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter on June 8, he opened by saying, “I feel like I already...

Pakistani visit to Israel triggers lively debate

The mostly Pakistani-American delegation that visited Israel in May billed itself in a somewhat low-key manner as an “interfaith group” supportive of the Abraham...

Bennett takes snap visit to UAE

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett left for a snap visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on June 9 at the invitation of UAE President Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed.

To deter Iran, joint Arab, Israel, US air defense launched

A bipartisan slate of lawmakers launched a bill that would establish an “integrated air and missile defense capability” joining the US, Israel and Arab countries in...