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?
Obama’s Jack Lew and Romney’s Tevi Troy Spar, Then Pray, In Cleveland
Plus high-tech Tel Aviv, Iranian threats, and more
Plus Ben-Hur the Jew, Dylan’s paintings, and more
Democrat goes down in Weiner’s heavily Jewish former district
Obama’s record is strong, he says, but the president needs to sell it better
Israel will become a ‘stand-in’ for voters, he says, to Obama’s detriment
Contest for Weiner’s empty seat turns into statement on Obama and Israel
Hizzoner calls on Democrats to vote GOP in Weiner’s district
Former NYC mayor says congressman won’t follow in his footsteps
New ambassador attends D.C. power-synagogue Adas Israel
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