The special episode on Israel showed a comedian on a mission
Brian Schaefer is a New York-based contributor to Haaretz.
To step away from the news, eat with people instead of the TV, and put down the phone — this is what Burning Man offers one week a year and Shabbat one day a week
Two new productions in New York starkly illustrate liberal America’s anxiety: If 'Julius Caesar' reminds us that we’re cursed to repeat the past, then '1984' is a dire warning for the future
The show, a Tony front-runner, with seven nominations including for Best Play, turns the spotlight on the unlikely back story of the 1993 Palestinian-Israeli peace agreement
With President Donald Trump supporting this month's celebration of both Jewish and Asian/Pacific heritage in the United States, we visit the New York spot where both cultures meet
Paula Vogel discusses 'Indecent,' her new Broadway play about the 1923 scandal surrounding Sholem Asch's Yiddish lesbian love story 'God of Vengeance'
Headed into the general election against Hillary Clinton, Trump's positions on Israel are still somewhat unclear. Here's what the Republican nominee has said about Israel so far.
In the past 15 years, Muslim Americans have abandoned the GOP. Now, Trump’s rhetoric is mobilizing them in record numbers against him. 'It reminds them of places they fled from or came from,' a Clinton campaign staffer says.
Have we forgotten so soon? Until recently, the Jewish people had spent much of our existence under the rule of men like Donald Trump. Now that another one is on the ballot, our history demands we reject him.
Joining a Jewish group to get out the vote in Philadelphia, one-on-one conversations replaced my usual one-sided online diet of endless analysis and enraged rants. The difference was startling.
Israeli author Lavie Tidhar’s unsettling alternative history novel treats the Holocaust as pulp fiction, and is an eerie read in this election cycle and after the U.K.’s shocking vote.
If Omar Mateen was indeed a closeted gay man, the massacre’s initial symbolism as an Islamist homophobic attack has been uncomfortably overtaken by a revenge narrative. Tel Aviv’s LGBT community has been there before.
And say ‘gun control’. And ‘LGBT rights’. Both Republicans and Democrats have soul searching to do.
Throughout the campaign, Hillary Clinton has made much of her steadfast support of Israel - unlike her rival Bernie Sanders, who entered the rhetorical no-fly zone of American politics by criticizing Netanyahu’s policies.
According to white supremacists, the American pop star is waiting for the election of Donald Trump to safely announce her 'Aryan agenda' to the world.
In East Coast primaries, some align with the demographic trends of their parents, others with their peers. Most categorically reject Trump and express dismay at the toxic electoral process.
The lesson of Zimmerman's suspension from the Sanders campaign may have less to do with her Israel views than with the lasting consequences of how we use social media.
John Kasich to Haaretz: U.S. Should Stay Out of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations Unless It’s Asked
Following a New York campaign event, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich spoke to Haaretz about anti-Semitism, the Iran Deal and why Israel should have 'military superiority in every way.'
Since the Holocaust, American Jews' collective cry has been: Don't let history be repeated. That starts with zero tolerance for inflammatory speech. Trump’s campaign is made of little else.
In the era of Black Lives Matter, inner-city rabbis are urging Jews to reaffirm their commitment to social justice.