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
The Russian capital’s recent boom in kosher restaurants shows that kashrut isn’t just for Jews anymore
The upper-crust Edwardians of Downton Abbey, now back on PBS, are as bound by tradition as the shtetl Jews of Fiddler on the Roof
Critic Daphne Merkin’s all-time top ten
Plus when did *she* grow to be so tall? and more
There are many stereotypes of Jewish women, and mail-order bride isn’t one of them. But in the 19th century, some left Eastern Europe for the American frontier, where they married men they’d never met.
Celebrating the man who made Tevye sing
Plus the Jews are thriving in Baltimore, and more
With her debut novel, The Cosmopolitans, Nadia Kalman expands the boundaries of Soviet-Jewish immigrant fiction
Composer passes mere days after writer
Fyvush Finkel’s career, rooted in Yiddish theater, has lasted nearly eight decades. And he’s not planning on retirement anytime soon.
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.