Fifty years ago today, LBJ sent U.S. troops to the Dominican Republic. In the poet Alexis Gómez Rosa, we reap what he sowed.
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
An excerpt from Steven Gimbel’s new biography of the great scientist follows his quest for a permanent position, through Zurich after 1909
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
Inequality under the wedding canopy, in this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study. Plus: a story about cheating the Angel of Death.
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?
Plus the legendary Chuck Norris to visit Israel
The New York Post welcomes the Iranian president to town in style
Plus ‘Homeland’ scores huge at the Emmys
Plus a second German rabbi will be charged for defying circumcision ban
Shimon Peres angers officials by saying Israel shouldn’t go it alone
A question after Barak/Panetta, new sanctions, and Romney/Bibi
Hillary Clinton’s State Department policy relies in part on Ayatollah Khamenei’s supposed anti-nuclear fatwa. But the edict may not even exist.
Plus West Bank statehood edifice collapsing, and more in the news
The president says he’s got Israel’s back regarding Iran. So, why hasn’t the White House readied the American public for a possible military strike?
Should the U.S. attack now? Israel sure shouldn’t.
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