Documentary airing tonight on PBS tells the incredible story of three Italian brothers who return to Italy to look for the cave where they hid during the war

I am only twelve years old. I do not understand why the Israeli government won’t let suffering Jewish children rejoin their families in Israel.

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Scenes from Chicago’s Shabbat on the Lake

An evening of beer, rap, politics, and young Jews in love

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Last Chance: Come See Unorthodox Live

There will be Jews. There will be booze. Join us, won’t you?

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Jordan Holds Israeli Diplomat Hostage After Terrorist Attack

Violating international law, Jordanian officials demand to investigate an Israeli security official who shot and killed a terrorist in self-defense

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Reading Torah Against the Grain

Daf Yomi: Do Talmudic rabbis seek justification for givens by retrofitting biblical text to their needs? The case of the Sanhedrin courts.

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A Different Kind of Holocaust Museum

In Brooklyn, a new view of the Shoah, aimed at ultra-Orthodox Jews

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Turning Religion Into a Theme Park

While Bible-themed venues have proved popular with American—mostly Christian—tourists, Israel’s Shtetl Museum had trouble getting off the ground

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John Bolton: Trump Wants to Kill Iran Deal

The former George W. Bush administration adviser and diplomat talks Iran, North Korea, and other NatSec issues

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Fusion GPS Illuminates the Brave New World of Manufactured News for Hire

News of the News: How the new sausage gets made

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The Menorah as Symbol and Myth

A recent joint exhibit at the Vatican Museum and the Jewish Museum of Rome traced the surprising and enduring significance of the seven-branched golden object that entered ‘the temporal web of the history of humankind’

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St. Peter’s Menorah

How the Vatican warmed to Jews over the last century

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The Gift of the Mishnah

For the first time in English, a short story by the Yiddish master, in which 19th-century Hasidism meets its radical grandchildren in the 20th