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
Happy 200th birthday, you ‘hair-oil using, false-jewel wearing, tailorish non-gentlefolk.’ You’re one of us.
Betty Misheiker, who died recently at 96, created hazy, imaginative masterpieces in South Africa and Israel
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?
In The Woman in Gold, Mirren takes on Austria for her family’s artwork
German museum hangs painting backwards to raise money to rightfully buy it
Max Liebermann painting part of massive Munich trove discovered in 2012
The 1921 work, ‘Woman Sitting in an Armchair,’ was found in Munich in 2011
But his agreement to return the art to original owners remains legally binding
Cornelius Gurlitt, who died Tuesday, leaves massive collection of contested art
German recluse Cornelius Gurlitt leaves art trove worth $1.4 billion and no will
Experts to determine original owners of Chagall and Picasso masterpieces
Germany recluse’s hidden stash includes work by Monet, Renoir, and Matisse
Norwegian museum returning $20 million painting to art dealer’s family
When a young Yiddish poet killed a Ukrainian leader who allowed pogroms, he helped forge a lasting link between Jews and Armenians
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