The new culture of progressive right-think may be even worse for Jews—and liberalism—than Obama’s Iran deal
The 100th anniversary is the time for Israel to rethink the moral concession it has made by abetting Turkish denial
Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
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
Happy 200th birthday, you ‘hair-oil using, false-jewel wearing, tailorish non-gentlefolk.’ You’re one of us.
How do we teach kids that gender equality is fabulous?
Video: Fry up these savory snacks at home, and make your own spicy harissa for dipping
If the point of marriage is not happiness but religion, what constitutes grounds for divorce? Plus: tips for grooming pubic hair.
How a Hebrew acronym gives formerly religious Israeli writers more freedom
Two new memoirs, Memoir of a Debulked Woman and Fierce Joy, offer inspiring models for coping with illness
How serious is our society’s literacy problem? Unless we commit to being serious readers of a shared canon, we might as well stop reading altogether.
David Rakoff makes the case for an un-American approach to living
Novelist Darin Strauss talks about living with, and atoning for, a terrible car accident
The Julia Roberts blockbuster—and the Elizabeth Gilbert memoir it’s based on—get the prayer part all wrong
She testified against him
A glimpse inside the world of Vietnam’s Jewish GIs
For Jakov Lind, reinvention was the heart of fiction
Former Polish foreign minister, an Auschwitz survivor, masterminded Poland’s relations with Germany and the Jews
Organization honors author of ‘The Brothers,’ a book about Boston Marathon bombers
Maryam Faghihimani shares how she learned to look past ‘black holes of pasts,’ befriend Jews
Presenter makes tearful appeal for tolerance, coexistence on Israeli Independence Day
NFL coach wears Armenian flag pin at White House to mark 100 years since genocide
Natan Sharansky remembers his ‘loyal and dependable friend,’ Jewish refusenik and leader, who died yesterday
Italian Giovanni Lo Porto also killed while captive in Pakistan
Back in Boston and down 2-0 to the Cavs, the men in green should draw inspiration from the man who took Celtics franchise to apex of NBA
U.N. Secretary-General gets lunch in NYC at Israeli food truck
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