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?
Ultra-Orthodox Jews across Israel attend the funeral of Zidan Sayif
Because travelers should know what to expect on their flight to the Holy Land
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
How ultra-Orthodox Jews and the secular left are forging an unlikely peace coalition in Israel
Local ultra-Orthodox rabbi calls the new outdoor offering an ‘abomination’
How observant Jewish funnymen (and -women) navigate the line between irreverence and devotion
Hasidic leaders join public school parents to get more money from Albany
Rabbi Shalom Cohen has likened Modern Orthodox Jews to Amalek
Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rally against proposed new law
Knesset committee approves bill targeting Haredi men who defer army service
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