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?
Plus what is going on in Egypt? and more in the news
Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus, the new Sinai, and more in the news
Plus, Keret’s thin abode, Facebook won’t delete denial pages, and more
Plus, circumcision initiative may be removed from S.F. ballot, and more in the news
Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more
Plus Iran boasts about ships, ‘Isratine,’ and more in the news
Plus Iran talks fizzle, an end to U.S. engagement, and more in the news
Plus Natalie Portman probably says ‘Kennahurra,’ and more
Plus Bialik’s back, and more
The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
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