Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah
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
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due
‘Incident at Vichy,’ a play about rounding up Jews and Roma, held lessons for Soviet Refuseniks
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
‘The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook’ offers insight into the city’s prewar culinary scene—and pioneering restaurateur Fania Lewando
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.
Documentary film The Light in Her Eyes reveals how a Syrian school upends notions about religious education
Plus Kadima threat to leave government is real, and more in the news
Plus photos show Iran covering up nuke evidence, and more in the news
Plus Adnan to be released, marching in Damascus, and more in the news
Plus, Atlanta publisher under fire, college kids for Ron Paul, and more
Plus Hanukkah in Omaha, and more
A collection of ketubot at New York’s Jewish Museum prompts the Jewish Theological Seminary’s chancellor to consider marriage contracts from medieval times to our own
Struggling to maintain a Mizrahi heritage in an Ashkenazi-dominated culture
Who killed a top Iranian general?
Plus can’t anyone here impose these sanctions? and more in the news
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.