Dispatch from the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference, Indonesia, where the Jewish state is a pariah
To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books
Sociologist Pierre Birnbaum says it’s time Léon Blum—French Socialist, Zionist, wartime hero, and prime minister—got his due
‘Incident at Vichy,’ a play about rounding up Jews and Roma, held lessons for Soviet Refuseniks
Teenagers need to learn about more than anatomy, as some Jewish educators already know
‘The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook’ offers insight into the city’s prewar culinary scene—and pioneering restaurateur Fania Lewando
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.
Policies proposed by Mitt Romney, especially on education, are antithetical to fairness and compassion
Blue-collar bard actually wears blue collar at Obama campaign concert
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
Plus Turkey accuses Russia of arming Syria, and more
A busy week in Holocaust misappropriation
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
Rabbi Meir Soloveichik leads the RNC crowd in prayer
The three factors that explain why a Republican president is no more likely to stage a pre-emptive attack
Even more about the Jews
The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.