Why the anti-Semitism present in other recent protests almost kept me from this important one
Boycott and Divestment organizers protest an Israeli freighter’s arrival in Oakland, but the course they’ve set leads into an abyss
Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
In his memoir ‘Measure of a Man,’ Martin Greenfield recalls how he survived Auschwitz to become an iconic tailor to the stars
Plus legitimate and bastard offspring, slaves, and distinctions between Jews, non-Jews, and half-Jews
When I found pornography in my Talmudic mentor’s desk, I felt betrayed. What did it say about him—or about all of us?
Plus the Baltimore Ravens will NOT be playing on Rosh Hashanah
On his first trip abroad, the new secretary of state criticized Erdogan’s comments about Israel. It’s about time.
Plus the Etan Patz confession, and more in the news
Plus Crown Heights’ new art gallery, a Dybbuk horror film, and more
In Notes on a Century, the historian is still optimistic about a ‘great civilization’ in the Muslim world
‘Time 100′ suggests closer Turkish-Qatari, GOP-Bibi ties
Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Frayed relations could perhaps be restored with appeal to interests, Syria
Plus Jew-school advances to championship, the AIPAC Three, and more
Plus circumcisions done in a snap, Goldberg on Mearsheimer, and more
The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
Ultra-Orthodox Jews across Israel attend the funeral of Zidan Sayif
Israel Story, Episode 4: When a hobby becomes a calling—from a freelance hitman in Eilat to a Knesset groupie in Herzliya
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder