To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
Meanwhile, Justin Bieber gets sued over bodyguards’ anti-Semitic taunts
An excerpt from a new collection of essays by children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors
A fan of her diary? There’s an app for that.
Grown from the chestnut tree that stood outside Frank’s Amsterdam home
Bey performed in Amsterdam on her Mrs. Carter World Tour last night
14-year-old Rywka Lipszyc documented life in the Lodz Ghetto
Tokyo police nab man caught on tape ripping pages out of the book
Other Holocaust-related literature also reported damaged
Frank had asked a neighbor to take care of her toys before she went into hiding
One of several projects commemorating the 70th anniversary of Frank’s death
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews