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 Obama and Wiesel, gas-mask bongs, and more
The Jewish Jeremy Lin? Not quite.
Plus, further Gaza warring, bulking Southern defenses, and more in the news
Plus Casspi plans triumphant return, Peres turns 88, and more
Israeli baller gets his wish and departs Sacramento
Plus GOP hammers Obama on Syria envoy, and more
Noshing challah, Knicks star is the quintessential New Yorker
Basketball legend Dolph Schayes discusses the game’s past and present
Plus the Pope reductios ad Nazism, and more
Future swastika-painters will think twice!
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