A tiny island off Cancún in the Mexican Yucatán is the modern Jewish world in microcosm
The new culture of progressive right-think may be even worse for Jews—and liberalism—than Obama’s Iran deal
The 100th anniversary is the time for Israel to rethink the moral concession it has made by abetting Turkish denial
Betty Misheiker, who died recently at 96, created hazy, imaginative masterpieces in South Africa and Israel
When a young Yiddish poet killed a Ukrainian leader who allowed pogroms, he helped forge a lasting link between Jews and Armenians
Happy 200th birthday, you ‘hair-oil using, false-jewel wearing, tailorish non-gentlefolk.’ You’re one of us.
During my first shift sitting shmira with a body awaiting burial, I felt sad, guilty, anxious—and grateful
How do we teach kids that gender equality is fabulous?
Video: Fry up these savory snacks at home, and make your own spicy harissa for dipping
Plus Quartet backs state in two years, and more in the news
Plus a flashpoint J’lem shul, the right hits Obama, and more in the news
Fallout from last week’s East J’lem announcement continues
Well we do the best we can!
Israeli move seems designed to antagonize
Plus intermarriage blessings, George Mitchell in full, and more in the news
The ‘proximity talks,’ and what happens if they fail
Plus China anti-sanctions, U.K. acts on war crimes, and more in the news
Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in the news
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art