To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
Holocaust-denying rhetoric masks Nazi-like fantasies
A visit to Gaza City, for the latest from Hamas, Fatah, Benjamin Netanyahu—and Marine Le Pen
Maryam Faghihimani shares how she learned to look past ‘black holes of pasts,’ befriend Jews
Most students don’t even know who Thomas Pickering is
What he said, what they said, and what America is now saying to the world about exterminationist anti-Semitism
Why did Obama send a lowly vice-presidential adviser to inform American Jewish leadership about his Iran deal?
Iran, Iraq, Gaza, Israel, Shia, Sunni, Muslim, Jew
Movements.org is crowdsourcing liberty around the world
Final details to be negotiated by June 30; fight moves to Congress
Déjà vu all over again?
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews