If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
‘Gett,’ a stellar new Israeli movie, sheds light on the plight of women crushed by a byzantine legal authority
In the first of a five-part series on growing anti-Semitism in the U.K., Howard Jacobson, the literary voice of British Jewry
The original ‘Catfish’ victim, fooled in front of millions, uses his pain to help all the lonely people
The sages debate the demerits of little white lies, and consider the subtleties of legal claims made by spouses and other property owners
The ‘Top Chef’ alumnus and owner of Ditmas in Los Angeles prepares to open Bedford Kitchen in Queens
Muhammad Abdul Yassin has worked in Mumbai’s Jewish cemetery for more than 40 years. Now he’s passing the chisel to his sons.
A new memoir by the grandson of a Russian bibliophile is also a great intellectual history of the 20th century
Lady Berlin, a French-Jewish aristocrat, was ‘the last of her generation’
By failing to name a street after the controversial philosopher, the city of Jerusalem proved he was right
Rick Santorum gets much about America very wrong. But there’s one thing he understands that’s crucial to winning elections and governing effectively.
The Free World, David Bezmozgis’ novel about a family of Soviet émigrés stuck in Rome waiting for visas to North America, explores the joys—and costs—of newfound liberty
Mario Vargas Llosa, this year’s winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, is a lifelong defender of ethnic minorities—and a committed Judeophile
The controversial leftist Israeli politcal scientist Zeev Sternhell paints a damning, if perhaps uncontextualized, portrait of ‘anti-Enlightenment’ thinkers
Fans of the Oscar-winning film should start in the central Polish city of Lodz
Star Trek, and especially Mr. Spock, loomed large in our mythology
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
But the story behind it is even better than the ad
Tells Europe 1 interviewer ‘anti-Semitism is at an all-time high’
Rules dead prosecutor’s case against president insufficient to investigate
Kashrut—even for pot—should involve morality as well as ritual
Jon Stewart isn’t just a comedian, entertainer, or newsman—he’s a lifeline
Pop star shares emotional message from the former concentration camp
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter