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.
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
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?
Pro-Israeli lobby makes important social headway
With nine days to go, things are getting interesting
Wearing a Code Pink shirt will only get you 10%
On his first trip abroad, the new secretary of state criticized Erdogan’s comments about Israel. It’s about time.
Amateurs lobbyists jaunt to Capitol Hill
Why didn’t AIPAC screen The Gatekeepers or 5 Broken Cameras?
The rise of Orthodox Jews at AIPAC is an indicator of the community’s growing political involvement and influence
Jewish tradition is weighted definitively against pacifism. But does that mean drone warfare is kosher?
Why the most important people at the policy conference might be the students
Delegates report the food at this year’s policy conference isn’t half bad
The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
Ultra-Orthodox Jews across Israel attend the funeral of Zidan Sayif
Israel Story, Episode 4: When a hobby becomes a calling—from a freelance hitman in Eilat to a Knesset groupie in Herzliya
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder