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?
Putin and Murdoch lead our divorce round-up
Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations
Plus fact checking claims on Chuck Hagel
Plus Rupert Murdoch apologizes for anti-Semitic tweet, and more
News Corp CEO throws support behind King David
And in Greece, neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of vote
How the Murdoch scandal could give Britain its first Jewish head of government
Plus, Beck moves march, Mossad among the sheep, and more
Plus deli’s Old Country, and more
Plus Israel takes a breather on Iran, and more
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