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
The Talmud tells parents to teach our kids to swim. The Olympic champ and reality TV star makes that easier.
Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports
When did the Queen of England, star of the Olympic opening ceremony, become a Jewish grandmother?
Forget the Olympics and going for the gold. Books about baseball show kids why it’s OK—even good—not to win.
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Jews shouldn’t be satisfied by an impromptu Munich commemoration
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
The sportscaster to critique the IOC for its ‘baffling’ decision on-air
To better promote our interests, Jews should take a page from the International Olympic Committee
In praise of this great Jewish competitor
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