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
The 100th anniversary is the time for Israel to rethink the moral concession it has made by abetting Turkish denial
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
Happy 200th birthday, you ‘hair-oil using, false-jewel wearing, tailorish non-gentlefolk.’ You’re one of us.
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?
Video: Fry up these savory snacks at home, and make your own spicy harissa for dipping
Where in the world is the American prep-school sensation who played for the NBA’s Indiana Pacers in the 1990s?
Advocacy groups call the move a human rights violation
In March, we’re going to have a daughter in Israel, our chosen home. But recent events have us doubting if this is the best place to raise her.
As told in this week’s parasha, Moses couldn’t enter the Promised Land. My three brothers, the subjects of my latest documentary film, chose to leave it.
A Long Island-born, middle-aged Israeli soldier patrols the Egyptian border on reserve duty—and reflects on two decades of civilian and military life
A philanthropic effort helps low-income immigrant Israeli women build small businesses by cooking the dishes they know best. It’s a good program, and it’s delicious food.
Israel provides Americans making aliyah with financial incentives and logistical support in a bid to make immigration not just an ideological choice but a material one as well
Thousands of Sudanese and Eritrean refugees, fleeing genocidal persecution and military conscription, are seeking asylum in Israel, which is struggling to manage and acclimate this influx
Late last year Israel accepted what’s set to be the final wave of Ethiopian immigrants. But the country is still struggling to integrate the 120,000 who’ve arrived over the past three decades.
Plus, Amr Moussa’s big moment, and more in the news
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