Why have Jews in the U.K. never won a reported discrimination case against non-Jewish defendants?
The sudden death of Alberto Nisman, lead prosecutor of the AMIA bombing, deepens the culture of impunity
The insidious, and mistaken, media meme around the irresistible story of Israelis choosing to live in Germany
Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora
Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’ and Israel’s ‘Zero Motivation’ both capture the solitude that lies at the heart of military service
A new book about comedy writing is the latest in a ‘how to be funny’ genre
I must speak out against injustice—but if I speak up, will I be forced to leave the U.S.?
Returning our deceased to the soil honors the injunction for a proper burial—and keeps us mindful of the life cycle of which we’re a part
This week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ probes the connection between the magical thinking of the Bible and the rational concerns of the Talmud
Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations
Sheldon Adelson, Israeli media, and the shrinking voice of the left
With its Berlin outpost in a former Nazi headquarters, is the chic club obscuring the building’s dark past?
The past few months there’s been a rash of chutzpah sightings—that is, lots of public uses of the Yiddish word, if not any more actual chutzpah than usual. The best part: It’s even being used correctly.
When the Western press gives credence to anti-Israel propaganda, as it did in recent reports about a Palestinian woman killed by Israeli tear gas, it’s Arabs who are hurt most
Anti-Semites paint Jews as different and strange; many Jews do the same to the so-called ‘ultra-Orthodox’
Gawker says yes; editor says no
Activist says its editor is ‘addicted’ to criticism of Israel
Yes, that’s Roseanne dressed as the Führer
Preemptive strikes denounced an “ethnically cleansed” revival, and critics took the bait. But does nostalgia really honor tradition?
Rivky Stein testifies against her husband, who won’t grant her a Jewish divorce
Bartenura Moscato’s unlikely journey from Shabbat table to music video
Peggy Charren, champion of smarter programming for kids, died at 86
Moscow activists face jail as Kremlin allows counter-protest in Chechnya
Boris Fishman, Molly Antopol among those up for $100,000 literary award
Argentine prosecutor’s findings implicated Tehran in 1994 JCC bombing
Designed to protect observant Jewish men from anti-Semitic incidents
Amedy Coulibaly reportedly asked security guards if there were Jews inside
New York State Assembly Speaker accused of $4 million corruption scheme
Shuka Truck offers several takes on the Middle Eastern egg-and-tomato dish
Her new series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, premieres on Netflix in March
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
Israel Story, Episode 5: From red heifers and golden calves to the mooing mascot of radical vegans everywhere
The cartoonist’s grahic memoir made many Top Ten lists this year. Here’s what she had to say about it.