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.
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
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?
Apparently Syrian Palestinians can’t be absorbed by Jordan because of Israel
Plus Brian Schatz is Hawaii’s choice to replace Senator Inouye
The monarch studied the Arab Spring and created a savvy plan to quell demonstrators without mass violence
In the Peace Corps, I hid my Jewish identity. But that didn’t prevent me from experiencing anti-Semitism.
Two dispatches tell the same story for Jews and Israelis
They say democracies make good neighbors. For Israel these days, it doesn’t seem so straightforward.
The ambassador talks Operation Pillar of Defense, ‘monumental threats’
This season, the first ladies of the Levant go nuclear, bringing the drama even without Skinny Girl Margaritas
Plus Egypt’s new ambassador to Israel arrives, Jordan reinstates theirs as well
Teachers say it ‘harms the Palestinian cause’
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