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 a newly uncovered rejection letter, and more in the news
Plus habemus proximity talks! and more in the news
Plus a new Dubai murder development! and more in the news
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
Plus Wiesel dines Chez Obama, Mideast nukes, and more in the news
Plus proximity talks to begin this week, and more in the news
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
Did Obama apply pressure at the wrong time?
Plus deadly clashes, habemus health care, and more in the news
Plus death by Gaza rocket and more in the news
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