Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet
From the Archive: With a women’s-only gig at Arlene’s Grocery in New York this week, Bulletproof Stockings hits the bigger time
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority
Known for right-wing politics, Vladimir Jabotinsky left an equally critical literary legacy. Hillel Halkin looks at it all.
If an album could be said to capture the sound of multiethnic Tel Aviv, this one would be it
Cookbook writer Poopa Dweck shares the key to her savory delights
The esteemed author talks about all the reasons the founder of psychoanalysis would have objected to a new examination of his life
Boris Fishman’s dark new novel explores the tensions between a grandson and his elders as he evolves into an American
Alongside the rise of xenophobic political parties and anti-Semitic incidents, there are signs of Jewish unity and revival
In a new book, Libby Garland unearths the smugglers, schemes, and pluck Jews relied on to reach the United States
‘To Rise Again at a Decent Hour’ wrestles with faith, community, baseball, and what it means to refuse to fill your cavities