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.
Sarah Silverman pees like a Jew, and more
Find your inner 11th-century poet and win an iPad
Spy games, evading the next Holocaust, and more
Poet Edward Hirsch and the dignity of everyday existence
In early 20th-century Poland, poet Shmuel Nadler took off his yarmulke and took up with the Communists
Dahlia Ravikovitch and the poetry of the plainspoken
Charles Bernstein and the poetry of antic glee
Nextbook and Tablet authors remember Avrom Sutzkever
Auslander does death, Turkey’s rise, and more
An Argentinian dissident, a Yiddish poet, Afro-Semitic beats
Shuka Truck offers several takes on the Middle Eastern egg-and-tomato dish
Her new series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, premieres on Netflix in March
Amedy Coulibaly reportedly asked security guards if there were Jews inside
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.