It’s an accomplished retelling of an American classic, but Vesna Goldsworthy’s new novel ‘Gorsky’ is missing one key character
Masbia, New York City’s only kosher soup kitchen, puts an Orthodox spin on a secular holiday
What’s needed is more tribalism, not less
Kick off the long weekend with our favorite episodes of Vox Tablet, Unorthodox, and Israel Story
How—and why—consummate outsiders like Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn are taking center stage this political season
The basic elements of identity that we share, from dark humor to jarred gefilte fish
Remembering the French intellectual, a man of influential ideas
Maurice Sendak’s beautiful artwork is on display at Sotheby’s New York
Unhinged anti-Israel demonstration or the best bar mitzvah theme ever?
Over 6,000 documents from a 1944 census with information about the Hungarian capital’s Jews were discovered, and given to Budapest City Archives
The Massachusetts native who was killed last Thursday in Israel was memorialized by his favorite football team
The cantor-turned-Broadway-singer’s music comforted her through the illness of her final years. And now his songs comfort me by reminding me of her.
Scholars and bureaucrats scoff at the idea that Yemenite Jewish babies were once kidnapped for adoption. But the theory won’t die.
Cynthia Kaplan Shamash fled Iraq 40-odd years ago, when she was just a kid. Her flight foreshadowed that of young refugees fleeing Syria now. Where did she land? Where will they?
Why Jeb Bush, and also Barack Obama, are wrong about refugees
Israeli novelist Orly Castel-Bloom’s latest book, her best yet, is a darkly funny tale of coming to terms with despair
Seventy years to the day after the start of the epoch-defining trials, three Jewish advocates stand above the rest: Jacob Robinson, Sir Hersch Lauterpacht, and Raphael Lemkin