How the Ghosts of the Holocaust Haunted the 1960s, But Quietly

The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’

A Familiar Name Fights Presbyterian Divestment

Protestant theologian Reinhold Niebuhr’s nephew takes on the U.S. church

Rabbi Wolpe’s Picks: A Heschel Master Class

‘Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Call to Transcendence,’ by Shai Held

Finding a Jewish Community at College

An excerpt from a panel discussion on ‘The Campus as Crossroads’

Schools of Thought: Embodying Racial Harmony in the Classroom

On Martin Luther King Day, remembering the advantages of a public-school—rather than day-school—education

Richard Dreyfuss and Hurricane Sandy

The Brooklyn-born Jewish actor turns 65

Wonderstruck

Known for Middle Eastern, African, and Hasidic motifs in her music, Basya Schechter adds a new note on her latest album—Yiddish poetry

Some Unexpected People’s Library Authors

Occupiers can enjoy books by Dershowitz, Wiesenthal, Roth, and more

Singer’s Typewriter, Heschel’s Suits

The things we carry

Tree of Strife

Terrence Malick’s new film—a cinematic meditation on God, grace, and the wretchedness of man—is an important and masterful work of art. It’s also the least Jewish film ever made.

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