12/02/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Skiing season will start soon in Israel.

But if the past is any indication, it won’t last long; as short as two days in 2010; in 1999, no days at all.

12/02/2014 | | Staff Writer | The JW Q&A

Phyllis Chesler, a retired professor of psychology and women’s studies at City University, has since 9/11 focused on anti-Semitism and the demonization of Israel. She is a best-selling author and feminist who has just updated her 2003 book, “The New Anti-Semitism” (Gefen Publishing). She is a co-founder of the International Committee for Women of the Wall and a fellow at both the Middle East Forum and at the Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy. This is an edited transcript.

12/02/2014 | | Travel Writer | Travel

Regular readers of this column have probably observed that in addition to my husband, Oggi, another family member has begun to make an appearance: our baby daughter, Zelda.

12/02/2014 | | Travel

If they buy it, they will come.

That’s the philosophy behind a new luxury apartment project in Israel called The Hamptons in Herzliya Pituach that’s attempting to link two very swanky locales in the service of strengthening diaspora Jews’ connections to Israel — and selling high-end apartments.

12/01/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

Senator Ted Cruz of Texas was the most exciting entrée that president Mort Klein dished up at his Nov. 23 Zionist Organization of America dinner at Manhattan’s Grand Hyatt.

11/26/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | A Rabbi's World

At our Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, we sing all three stanzas of America the Beautiful, which appear in the Prayer Book that we use here, edited by the late Rabbi Ben Zion Bokser, z”l, who led this synagogue for fifty years.