Fifty years ago today, LBJ sent U.S. troops to the Dominican Republic. In the poet Alexis Gómez Rosa, we reap what he sowed.
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
An excerpt from Steven Gimbel’s new biography of the great scientist follows his quest for a permanent position, through Zurich after 1909
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
Inequality under the wedding canopy, in this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study. Plus: a story about cheating the Angel of Death.
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?
Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young’s recent anti-Semitic tirade was a throwback to an era when bigotry was the norm in Major League Baseball
Don’t knock Jewish ballplayers—they’re better than you think
Plus Jew-school advances to championship, the AIPAC Three, and more
Neal Pollack’s novel Jewball re-imagines the prewar era when Jews ruled pro basketball and Nazism threatened to gain an American foothold
And where the High Holiday and playoff schedules clash
Plus, Adelsons offer new Birthright gift, King kills Blitzer, and more
For a few glorious years, Al Rosen was the next Hank Greenberg. But his career ended prematurely, thanks to physical injuries, mental slumps—and Hank Greenberg.
And the all-time all-Jewish starting lineup
The stubbornly print-only Jewish Sports Review, run by an inimitable pair of boosters, is the go-to reference for identifying the athletic achievements of the tribe
In a new biography, Mark Kurlansky explores the life of baseball great—and Jewish hero—Hank Greenberg
Eva Kor, who survived Mengele’s experiments, forgives Oskar Groening, the ‘Accountant of Auschwitz’
Don’t be slouches, tweens!
Gray Lady cuts bridge column with ‘sadness'; nixed chess column 6 mos. ago
Resolution defeated in tight vote at annual conference; criticisms mount
JR Smith delivers roundabout sockdolager in ugly, series-clinching win
Israeli aid among outpour of support for earthquake victims; Chabad House of Kathmandu in need
Former Polish foreign minister, an Auschwitz survivor, masterminded Poland’s relations with Germany and the Jews
Organization honors author of ‘The Brothers,’ a book about Boston Marathon bombers
Maryam Faghihimani shares how she learned to look past ‘black holes of pasts,’ befriend Jews
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