Today on Jewcy: ‘Birthright’ and ‘Sabbath Rest 2.0’

Rock n’ roll in Skokie, Iraqi treasures in Baltimore, sports fans in Munich

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Welcome to Our Newest Column, Jewish Stars

TV writer Sascha Rothchild on Glow, Passover at the Savages, and anti-Semitism on Twitter

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Israeli MKs Ask a Loaded Question: What Would Victory Over the Palestinians Look Like?

After decades of striving for reconciliation with the Palestinians, legislators on both sides of the aisle consider other options

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Why Is Twitter Endorsing Anti-Semitic, Homophobic Hate-Monger Louis Farrakhan?

Yesterday, the company issued new guidelines and took steps against Richard Spencer and other bigots. The Nation of Islam leader, who repeatedly calls Jews “Satanic,” should be next.

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Eggplant: The Next Generation

In Israel, old recipes are deconstructed and transformed into something new

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We’re All Pagans Now

Having largely abandoned our faith in one unifying force, we just call on our demons to defeat the devils summoned by our enemies

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Transgender Jews Find a Place in the Mikveh

Traditional rituals have become more inclusive and embracing

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The Mass-Murder Virus

What is the cause, and what the cure?

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France’s Fatal Failure to Stop Mohamed Merah’s Killing Spree

From the Interior Ministry to the anti-terror police to social services and the state’s inability to connect anti-Semitism to violent Islamism, a textbook case of everything that has gone wrong in France over the past decade

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The Merah Family’s Islamist Insanity

Inside a French courtroom where Muslim victims are shamefully abandoned by the French state, the French left, and their own community

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Jews, the Smartest Stupid People on Earth

An amputated leg, a bitten-off penis, a 600-pound wrestler, and the great tonsil riot, among other examples of humanity’s glorious ineptitude, in ‘Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange But True Stories from the Yiddish Press’

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You Don’t Have to Write Like This

Bookworm: Benjamin Markovits’s new ‘social-realist-quasi-socialist-alternative-community’ Detroit novel could have been a good book

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Daddy’s Girl: A Yahrzeit Moment With Malerie Marder

The Los Angeles photographer gives, and gives in