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?
When celebrities die, tributes flood social media—and I can’t help but ‘dislike’
Tops Forbes list with an influence score of 47
The new Disney Oz flick stars Jewish actors. Somewhere, over the rainbow, that will no longer matter.
Rachel Weisz’s happy life with Daniel Craig makes Jewish men wonder if they can ever be good enough
Anne Hathaway’s and other celebrity weddings suggest that in America Jewishness has become aspirational
The ketubah—the prenup’s antecedent—proves that, although love is ephemeral, a signature is forever
John Travolta’s massages, ‘homosexual Jewish men’ in Hollywood, and the true nature of prejudice
The awkward tribute to the late Whitney Houston at the Grammys proves that the country still hasn’t learned how to mourn properly. But Judaism has.
The movie star Jon Voight, once an icon of the counterculture, is now among America’s loudest conservative voices supporting Israel
She really does have it all
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