Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
The Jerusalem neighborhood of Sanhedria Murchevet is beset by fears of a pedophile ring. Here’s what they need to consider.
In honor of a moment of awakening: April 17, 1965, when we got serious about ending the war
A reissue of Meyer Levin’s 1956 novel about the notorious Leopold and Loeb case captures the enduring power of Jewish self-hatred
A thorough new history of the Nazi concentration camps challenges us to face again our fears and weakness
In and out of the fold of ultra-Orthodoxy, Shulem Deen and his father Dovid both pursued honest religious feeling
Yes, we need to teach kids about our history. But our history constitutes a lot more than one tragic event.
And other matters of conjugal bliss in this week’s Talmud study, including a woman’s right to sexual fulfillment
The 136-year-old Baruch Brothers Choir has survived the Holocaust, Communism, and the collapse of the former Yugoslavia
As Syria’s first lady stands by her murderous husband, an Iranian activist remembers the Asma al-Assad she met on bike rides for peace
Neoconservatives about-face on U.S. envoy to Syria
Plus whence #j14?, Iran and the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Yet Turkey, the U.S., and others still seem to hope Assad will come around
In face of horrors and condemnations, engagement still continues
Obama condemns assault on civilians, again stops short of demanding ouster
Plus, the Jew who made anti-sharia big, and more in the news
But the Syrian regime and its domestic opponents share a view of Israel
But do his words and deeds represent a policy shift?
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
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