To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
Congregation Shaare Torah defaced during Passover holiday
Overnight theft of wrought-iron gate has memorial site rethinking security
Police are searching for suspects who ransacked Crown Heights business
Two 13-year-olds reportedly spray painted swastikas, pushed over headstones
Vandals are also scratching their names onto bunks at the concentration camp
Prayer books and shawls littered the ground in third such incident in four years
Extremist Israeli settlers suspected in latest price tag attack in Northern Israel
Ukraine’s far-right political party implicated, but its leaders condemn the act
Monastery walls vandalized with anti-Christian and anti-American epithets
Community addressing incidents at elementary schools in Bedford, Mass.
Victims applaud in courtroom as judge deems defendant's conduct 'despicable. There is no justification.'
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews