By offering veterans free college educations, the landmark 1944 legislation offered unprecedented upward mobility for many—but not all
Ep. 137: Yossi Klein Halevi’s ‘Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor,’ New York Times political reporter Astead Herndon
Godard gets stiffed. Ukrainian gets punched. Spike Lee’s KKK Disneyland. And more from the Croisette.
Today on Jewcy: The early short story exploded every sacred stereotype about Jewish life.
Keeping alive the memory of my uncle, lost at sea in WWII
Barbecue is giving kosher food a new flavor—and vice versa
How a Russian Jewish lullaby turned into the anthem of the forgotten men and women of our country
And are New Yorkers really more rude than other Americans?
Recipes and interviews with the amazing women who change their community through food and love
‘I am glad to be labeled anti-Semitic,’ Mahathir Mohamad wrote in 2012
Read Yuli Edelstein’s moving address
Chasing the ghosts of my uncle, who was killed in action in Normandy during WWII
Looking back at 50 years of Havurat Shalom, one of the longest-lasting creations of the havurah movement
As the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights vie for the 2018 Stanley Cup, the man known as The Hockey Maven leaves the sport behind—richer than he found it in 1939
The Jewish Diaspora versus the national-policy interests of the Jewish state: a dispatch from a confounding forum on the rise and spread of an old hatred
Rokhl’s Golden City: The turn-of-the-century proto-feminist melodrama ‘One of Those,’ and the allure of Holocaust-studies failure
A dispatch from David Levinthal’s doll-house diorama factory, where the photographer plays with the line between real and pretend