Anti-Israel sentiment on college campuses is swelling. It’s time to go on the attack.
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’
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books
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
After the fall of Saigon, a Baltimore synagogue helped 15 Vietnamese become Americans
Teenagers need to learn about more than anatomy, as some Jewish educators already know
‘The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook’ offers insight into the city’s prewar culinary scene—and pioneering restaurateur Fania Lewando
My father would chant Torah on Rosh Hashanah’s second day—the binding of Isaac. The holiday reminds me of him and his beloved Mahler symphonies.
Forget those sexy vampires and shirtless werewolves. Only zombies represent the Torah’s true teachings on life and death, reminding us that death is just a part of life.
Marking the first anniversary of his father’s death, a son reflects on the deceased’s once-powerful frame and how its legacy and memory continue to give him strength
This year Mother’s Day falls on the eve of Israel’s Memorial Day. For one motherless daughter, the coincidence brings up comparisons she can’t ignore.
A frigid winter, a sick dog, and an iPhone app called Pocket God prompt thoughts of John Calvin and an escape to the Caribbean. But can paradise make reality any less miserable?
Saying goodbye to Medium, the surprisingly Jewish television show that perfectly captured the realities of parenting, the depths of grief, and the joys of everyday life
A visit to New York’s Mount Carmel Cemetery highlights how far American Jews have drifted from their immigrant ancestors, geographically and ritually
Back when the Yiddish press relished covering suicides
A writer wonders which neighbor will hide him when the next genocide happens
Little people, big questions
Delegates will vote today on motion to ouster Israel Football Association from soccer’s embattled global governing organization
Bibi announces support for Arab Peace Initiative. It doesn’t matter if it’s real.
The centenarian author formed an Orthodox congregation in his home in 1952. It thrives today.
‘Macabre’ Führer-branded treats gain popularity in India
‘Jewish mother that I am’ cites A.B. Yehoshua and Menachem Begin
LeBron and co. sip bubbly with a ‘flicka da wrist’ in an ice bath
Canary Mission turns the fight against hate into a secret witchhunt
Seven thoughts on obscenity in honor of Carlin’s ‘Seven Words’
The creator of ‘Marjorie Morningstar’ has a new memoir
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
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.