Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah
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
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due
‘Incident at Vichy,’ a play about rounding up Jews and Roma, held lessons for Soviet Refuseniks
Teenagers need to learn about more than anatomy, as some Jewish educators already know
‘The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook’ offers insight into the city’s prewar culinary scene—and pioneering restaurateur Fania Lewando
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
The Argentinian-born man of letters, cosmopolitan defender of books and reading, is exiled to a world of his own making
For generations, the Jews of Caracas had idyllic weather, prosperity, and vibrant communal organizations. Things changed under Hugo Chávez.
Half of Venezuela’s Jewish community fled under Hugo Chávez, who died this week. Will the other half follow?
The Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño’s The Third Reich is, like much of his fiction, filled with Nazis, the ultimate evil
In his disappointing new memoir, Feeding on Dreams, Ariel Dorfman insists on the ponderous and universal over the nuances of his exile from Chile
Another scam, Ahmadinejad in line, and a settler speaks
But doesn’t call them ‘Sephardic’
Remorse for temple vandalism is exception to rule
Too many converts, segregated lectures, and more
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
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.