How minister’s daughter Melissa Weller became the queen of bagels and babka
Bookworm: if ‘Everything Flows,’ when does it stop?
What did America offer them?
Do you really need a license to put on tefillin?
Is it better to cooperate with dictatorships and authoritarian regimes and tell half the story with hands tied—or not tell the story at all?
My great-great-grandmother’s letters—in Ladino—paint a portrait of the Sephardic community on the Isle of Rhodes, moments before it was destroyed in the Holocaust
The epiphany that led to a national literature’s single greatest achievement: tucked in a prosaic, newly discovered early novel are the seeds of ‘Leaves of Grass’
An Instagram photo of wine and Similac sparks controversy
As the strip’s population suffers, the terrorist organization remains focused on violence
And of how a Jewish spy stopped the brownshirts from marching down Wilshire
Dr. Mohamed Helmy, an Egyptian urologist living in Berlin, risked his life to hide four of his Jewish friends. The honor was initially offered in 2013, but Dr. Helmy’s relatives refused to accept it from an institution based in Israel.
Israeli agencies offer programs to help newcomers settle in, but some worry that the country needs to offer more support to prevent them from leaving
Hispanic crypto-Jews use social media and DNA testing to reconnect with their heritage
Perpetuating the romance of the Bolshevik regime, whose ‘good intentions’ cannot mask the horrors imposed in its name
Two years after the Kurds fought against the Islamic State, America turned its back as they sought independence
The fourth season of ‘Transparent’ poses a real conundrum: Why are these people so awful?
The ambiguities and darkness of Nazi-occupied France propelled him to flee his country, take a new name, fight in the Resistance, and then invent film noir. But the past continued to haunt him.