For terrorists and activists alike, an identity addiction spells trouble
Welcoming the Jewish New Year with stories about new beginnings from our hosts
In the Bay Area, Karaite Jews struggle to build a future in America
But why isn’t New York Senator Chuck Schumer on the list?
As Israelis remain glued to the news for updates on the health of the former prime minister, it’s comforting to keep the promise of his legacy close by
What happens when a former synagogue becomes a private residence?
As the NBA conference finals kick off, this tastemaker, collaborator, and doyen knows what the fans want on their feet
This presidential order—a rare honor—has historically been given to few other foreign dignitaries
In ‘King Cobra,’ James Franco plays a producer of gay pornography who wants to buy performer Brent Corrigan out of his contract and will go to great lengths to see it through
The Academy Award-winning actress and star of ‘Denial’ talks about her love for Simchat Torah, where to get the best heels, and her parents, who are both Holocaust survivors
My daughter wants to play with other black Jewish children, but her options are limited in our neighborhood
Three weeks ago, Shimon Peres sat for what he intended to be a Rosh Hashanah-timed discussion about the state of the world. It was also his final one.
The presidential debate pitted an outdated, ‘tough-guy’ version of masculinity against the modern era, which is upon us anyway
A wedding present, a family history, and Ukraine’s dark 20th century, 75 years after Babi Yar
The infamous Lipstadt-Irving libel battle gets a trim new David Hare film adaptation starring Rachel Weisz—just in time for the rise of Trump
In an excerpt from ‘The People and the Books,’ a portrait of Glückel of Hameln, the 17th-century Jewish woman whose access to Judaism’s foundational stories was through the Tsenerene, a Yiddish retelling of the Torah
Is the philosopher’s complexity enough to excuse his overt anti-Semitism? A dive into the so-called ‘black notebooks’ from the 1930s is revealing.