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.
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
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?
Illustrated series ‘Radzyn’ reimagines shtetl life in a mysterious Polish town
Victims of Nazi and Soviet persecution living outside Poland today also eligible
A ‘60 Minutes’ segment, an archivist, and the enduring legacy of assumptions that there was no way to skirt the law
Compares Russian leader’s annexation of Crimea to Nazi invasion of Poland
Probe into 1,000 former guards reveals nearly two dozen still alive in Germany
New ‘Holocaust Cellar’ is the first public learning center of its kind in Romania
Wolfram Kastner converts a dark anniversary into a celebration of words
President named Ambassador for Humanity by USC Shoah Foundation
German recluse Cornelius Gurlitt leaves art trove worth $1.4 billion and no will
Vandals are also scratching their names onto bunks at the concentration camp
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