Hint: It starts with an ‘I’ and ends with an ‘n,’ and it’s ‘Iran.’
In the second of a five-part series, how a rotting post-industrial city became Britain’s anti-Zionist capital
The murdered opposition leader represented the dilemmas of the Jewish politician in Putin’s Russia
The influential rabbi takes a walk in 1923
Ari Folman’s sci-fi half-animated ‘The Congress,’ David Cronenberg’s horror comedy ‘Maps to the Stars,’ and the end of movies
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
To fight the chained-wife problem, more women are insisting on a special prenup
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.
Filmmaker Ori Gruder captures ultra-Orthodox observance of the holiday in his Israeli TV documentary, ‘A Freilichin Purim’
A bizarre case of mistaken celebrity identity
And the media should stop saying he did
And why it still matters
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.
Plus Jews in Spain!, Peres for Pollard, and more
Plus Obama and Wiesel, gas-mask bongs, and more
A recent series of anti-Semitic attacks in Montreal hints at a new kind of internationally influenced hate crime in Quebec, a semi-autonomous province with a wave of Muslim immigrants
To Israel, mainly, but also to pretty much everything
The church of self-hating Jews?
The Book of Esther doesn't mention God. Robert Alter's new translation shows that's just one way the biblical text is unique.
But seriously you definitely haven't
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter