Why the anti-Semitism present in other recent protests almost kept me from this important one
Boycott and Divestment organizers protest an Israeli freighter’s arrival in Oakland, but the course they’ve set leads into an abyss
Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
In his memoir ‘Measure of a Man,’ Martin Greenfield recalls how he survived Auschwitz to become an iconic tailor to the stars
Plus legitimate and bastard offspring, slaves, and distinctions between Jews, non-Jews, and half-Jews
When I found pornography in my Talmudic mentor’s desk, I felt betrayed. What did it say about him—or about all of us?
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1939, dir. Victor Fleming. “… There’s a land that I heard of/ Once in a lullaby.”
Great movie. Not Jewish.
Why is The Wizard of Oz considered to be a Jewish film?
Did you mix up your Jewish list with your gay list? Little did Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg (both Jews) know that their song “Over the Rainbow” would become something of a gay anthem and that Judy Garland (who was not Jewish) would become a gay icon.
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