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.
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
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?
The film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ and the dangerous failing of the media
Wearing a yarmulke is no longer safe in the city of Malmö. The mayor blames the Jews, while other Swedish politicians point to ‘social inequality.’
Plus high-tech Tel Aviv, Iranian threats, and more
Plus Ben-Hur the Jew, Dylan’s paintings, and more
Says new law bars free-speech bullying; ‘Atlantic,’ ‘Politico,’ NPR agree
Plus lawyers in Kletzky case tease insanity defense, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
New film documents how hard it is for Jews to talk about Israel
Plus the Supreme Court takes on Jerusalem, a Jew in Hogwarts, and more
Actor is Redskins owner’s friend, Center’s honoree and supporter
The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
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