Hint: It starts with an ‘I’ and ends with an ‘n,’ and it’s ‘Iran.’
In the second of a five-part series, how a rotting post-industrial city became Britain’s anti-Zionist capital
The murdered opposition leader represented the dilemmas of the Jewish politician in Putin’s Russia
The influential rabbi takes a walk in 1923
Ari Folman’s sci-fi half-animated ‘The Congress,’ David Cronenberg’s horror comedy ‘Maps to the Stars,’ and the end of movies
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
To fight the chained-wife problem, more women are insisting on a special prenup
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.
Filmmaker Ori Gruder captures ultra-Orthodox observance of the holiday in his Israeli TV documentary, ‘A Freilichin Purim’
Italy’s glorious food is well-known, but not its rich Jewish culinary heritage, spanning 2,000 years. In honor of the 40th birthday of Chez Panisse, I’m planning a menu of Italian Jewish classics.
Struggling to maintain a Mizrahi heritage in an Ashkenazi-dominated culture
A very Ladino Hanukkah, a very Latvian Hanukkah, and more
After long decline, Ladino in Turkey enjoys a modest revival
Pols, playwrights, and players
A new book examines the place of Sephardim in America
Marcel Cohen’s Ladino lament. Plus: an excerpt from his letter to Antonio Saura.
Half a century after its release, the film’s historical inaccuracies glare
Offs Bibi, Hillary and now Senator Robert Menendez
Remembering the legendary Grey Gardens documentarian, who died at 88
It’s time for mainstream Jewish organizations to engage Jews of color
Prime Minister’s office denies document published by Israeli media
An unpublished 1965 study offers a glimpse of a community at a crossroads
Comedian spreads message of wife Jessica Seinfeld’s Fatherhood Initiative
But seriously you definitely haven’t
Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr added to school district calendars
The Book of Esther doesn't mention God. Robert Alter's new translation shows that's just one way the biblical text is unique.
But seriously you definitely haven't
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter