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?
Prominent Jews like the Harvard lawyer have spent years criticizing Obama. So, why are they endorsing him?
A new initiative focuses on Jews expelled from Arab countries in 1948
Plus Palm Beach Democratic Chair resigns after comments on Christians
Park East Synagogue’s sold-out Selichot service is a place for the community’s elite to gather
When I lectured my friends about Obama’s stance on Israel, I ended up alienating—not enlightening—them
Plus the Dersh calls for a settlement freeze, and more
Plus Paul’s turn on Jerusalem, the Marvin Miller baseball card, and more
But real target is President Obama
Plus, Ford on Syria, Kat Power cancels Israel concert, and more in the news
Suggested PM watch ‘Palestinian Chicken’ episode with Abbas
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