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
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
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
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
Vegetarian. Vegan. Kosher. Whatever. It’s cold outside. Have some soup. You’ll feel better.
She’s young, eloquent, and passionately engaged in the defense of Israel on campus—and a lightning rod for skepticism
In 2005, I spent Yom Kippur with Beth Israel Congregation in New Orleans
Eight years after the devastating storm, remembering the first High Holidays
A tribute to the free-associating genius of the Silver Jews, whose work has flowed in and out of my life
At NOLA bakery, Israelis sample pecan pie and buttermilk biscuits—with a side order of American culture
How history lost Judah P. Benjamin, the most prominent American Jew of the 19th century
Jewish college basketball coaches will gather for their annual Final Four bagel brunch on Saturday, despite scandals surrounding two founding members
A handful of Jewish entrepreneurs are reinventing the jazz scene in New Orleans, a city with a tiny and aging Jewish population but a strong musical tradition in which different cultures have long mixed
Plus the man who gave us Passover Coke, and more
Plus talk borders, not settlements, and more
Shuka Truck offers several takes on the Middle Eastern egg-and-tomato dish
Amedy Coulibaly reportedly asked security guards if there were Jews inside
Her new series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, premieres on Netflix in March
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.