The confounding political problem of ‘Jewish Voice for Labour,’ anti-Zionism, and left-wing anti-Semitism
Daf Yomi: Why heresy is rare in Talmudic law, where judicial dissent and tiered courts institutionalized freedom of thought
Hispanic crypto-Jews use social media and DNA testing to reconnect with their heritage
Today on Jewcy: Another side to the upcoming queer romance film.
Who will rebuild the destroyed Iraqi city? Who will shepherd the refugees to safety? Who will reward the Kurds with the regionally stabilizing state they deserve?
An overlooked golden age of Jewish culture flowered in the cities of Istanbul, Edirne, Salonica, Izmir, Aleppo, Damascus, Baghdad, Cairo, and Alexandria—where almost no Jews live today
The Tri-Faith Initiative brings together a synagogue, a church, and a mosque, with a promise to build bridges between them
In person and in print, Iran’s foreign minister does his best to wash away the crimes of the regime he represents
Being supportive of my fiancé’s conversion means letting him decide the role he wants Judaism to play in his life
In ‘1945,’ parsing the complacency of those who benefited from the Holocaust
Welcome back, psychedelic Shabbat morning TV of my youth!
My winding journey through music mirrored my journey of Jewish discovery
Can users of what is essentially privatized social infrastructure really log off?
I used to loathe the Bronx Bombers, until a religious epiphany taught me something about baseball, politics, and the perils of tribalism
Torah scribe, New Deal propagandist, unrelenting anti-Nazi: the many lives of ferocious cartoonist and illustrator Arthur Szyk at a jewel of a show at the New-York Historical Society
As demonstrated by the ‘Jewish Don Quixote,’ by S.Y. Abramovitsh, aka Mendele the Book Peddler
Bookworm: Was the tough guy America’s greatest act?