Why the anti-Semitism present in other recent protests almost kept me from this important one
Boycott and Divestment organizers protest an Israeli freighter’s arrival in Oakland, but the course they’ve set leads into an abyss
Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
In his memoir ‘Measure of a Man,’ Martin Greenfield recalls how he survived Auschwitz to become an iconic tailor to the stars
Plus legitimate and bastard offspring, slaves, and distinctions between Jews, non-Jews, and half-Jews
When I found pornography in my Talmudic mentor’s desk, I felt betrayed. What did it say about him—or about all of us?
Two Palestinian prisoners released in the Shalit deal, now home in the West Bank, express no regrets and view prison time as service to their cause
Plus drawing 1,027 Palestinians and one Israeli, and more
New ‘Times Magazine’ story shows how the Shalit deal went down
Plus navy makes contact with flotilla, and more in the news
Plus what’s next after UNESCO, Gilad Shalit tsk-tsked, and more
Plus Red Cross denied access to Shalit before interview, and more
Egypt captured Israeli-American Ilan Grapel to generate popular support among the volatile anti-Western middle class at home
Plus Kleztky’s killer goes insane route, and more in the news
Paul and Le Pen, Downey stands up for Mel, and more
But it’s okay because Hamas treated him well after kidnapping him
The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
Israel Story, Episode 4: When a hobby becomes a calling—from a freelance hitman in Eilat to a Knesset groupie in Herzliya
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder