11/21/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

Who can cut through Henry Kissinger’s thick Germanic accent? Maybe that’s one reason Richard Nixon tape recorded in the Oval Office — so he could take time later to decipher his secretary of state’s remarks.

11/18/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Wan Nadel, a 94-year-old native of Brooklyn who now lives in Jerusalem, was honored on his birthday at an Israeli Army base near the capital this week.

11/18/2014 | | The JW Q&A

Janna Gur’s “The Book of New Israeli Food” has sat on my kitchen counter with my other favorite cookbooks for years, and I frequently pull it out for friends and family who are unfamiliar with Israeli cuisine, saying, “This is the book you need to buy to understand food in Israel.”

11/18/2014 | | Special To The Jewish Week | First Person

‘For the sin which we have committed before You under duress or willingly. And for the sin which we have committed before You by hard-heartedness.”

11/18/2014 | | Travel Writer | Travel

If Sosúa, an idyllic beach town on the Dominican Republic’s north coast, looks like paradise to us, one can only imagine how pleasant a sight it was for European Jewish refugees in the early 1940s.

11/13/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | A Rabbi's World

Reflecting this year on the significance of Veterans Day from the vantage point of my sixties, I find it to be an unsettling experience, and not for the first time. I had the same experience during the sixties.