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?
Plus two tourists, including an Israeli, are kidnapped in Sinai
In my grandfather’s village, I found the man he’d been before memories of the Holocaust destroyed him
Plus shots fired in England, the pope at Yad Vashem, and more
An IDF soldier, whose job is to comfort families of fallen soldiers, was also there for me
A yellowed photo hidden with an heirloom watch led me to discover a prewar life I never knew existed
Plus Manna that travels with you, a Swiss shul, and more
Plus Homs pulverized, Adelson’s new agenda, and more in the news
Plus U.S. pledges Iran attack past ‘red lines,’ and more
Plus J Street vs. Berkeley, CAP responds, and more
Some post-Yom HaShoah reading
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