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
A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.
In stories written in Poland and the U.S., the modernist master Isaac Bashevis Singer mined folk tales to convey the 20th century’s essential cruelty
Norman Eisen, an old friend of Obama’s from Harvard Law School, is bolstering the forces of liberalism as ambassador to the Czech Republic
A Brooklyn writer, great-great-grandson of a revered Hasidic rebbe, travels to Hungary to see if he feels a connection to his iconic ancestor
S. An-sky created a survey—never completed—on shtetl life in the 1910s. Its 2,087 questions offer a fascinating window on the Pale of Settlement.
Forget Purim. Passover has a rich comedic tradition all its own, with parodies of the haggadah mocking everything from rabbis and the rich to Mussolini and Hitler.
The Lithuanian sponsors of a Holocaust education program have a dark history of their own
An American Jew brings bagels back to Vilnius
World Without Nazism is a Kremlin-flavored Anti-Defamation League for the post-Soviet realm—but is it good for Jews?
By arguing that Nazi and Soviet crimes are equal, Lithuania is airbrushing the Holocaust out of its history
Hungarian actor Géza Röhrig stars in Auschwitz drama Son of Saul
Support pours in from left and right, as well as Israeli President Rivlin
‘It is time to raise to red card to racism. In Palestine and everywhere.’
Bobby Fischer vies for the 1972 World Chess Championship, takes on ‘the Russians and the Jews’
Flint tools from Paleolithic, Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods are history
Should we continue to revere the works of Jewish leaders who act wrongfully?
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.
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.