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?
Is the White House using the agency to push its own agenda?
Third Israeli civilian killed in rocket attack; Palestinian death count passes 600
Flights halted for 24 hours after Hamas rocket lands near Ben Gurion airport
Reports: Israeli drone strike in Egypt and a threat against Eilat’s airport
The final stages of immigration to carry into 2014
In which we crawl in caves and eat lunch at a gas station. Next up: Ben Gurion’s grave.
Associated Press picks up story from advocacy blog Mondoweiss
Going on a book tour just a few weeks after my father died, I learned how to walk in his shoes—literally
Brushing up on tips from the JetBlue-El Al partnership
Napolitano nixes Israel-style procedures for U.S.
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