Batya Ungar-Sargon

Batya Ungar-Sargon is a freelance writer who lives in New York. Her Twitter feed is @bungarsargon.

Ahead of Referendum, Nothing Is Normal In Crimea

Jewish residents think about fleeing—if they have anywhere to go

Jessie Kahnweiler’s Bold Brand of Comedy

The Jewish comic brings her in-your-face physical comedy to a new web series

Purim Parody Videos Are Missing Something

The problem with leaving the Book of Esther’s namesake out of the revelry

Fleeing Crimea for Crown Heights

Chabad emissary forced to leave her community amidst Russian occupation

Why Are Jews So Afraid of Stepan Bandera?

Historians explain the man of the moment in Ukraine

With Civil War Looming, Ukrainians Agree on One Thing: No One Knows What’s Next

Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?

Germany Arrests Suspected Auschwitz Guards

Three nabbed in investigation of 40 former guards still living in Germany

Israeli Courts Slam Refugee Detention Process

Judges cancel summonses ordering African migrants to detention facilities

What ‘Mitt’ Leaves Out About The Romneys

The compelling, intimate look at the family glosses over one important detail

Israeli Economic Leaders Fearful of Potential Boycotts Head to Davos

As part of World Economic Forum-supported peace initiative

Thieves Smash Urn Containing Freud’s Ashes

Police looking for suspects in ‘despicable act by a callous thief’

Relief From Nightmares of the Gestapo

Famous psychoanalyst breaks the cycle of one woman’s memories of the Nazis

What Israel’s New ‘Revenge Porn’ Ban Means

Posting photos of an ex without consent could lead to up to five years in prison

African Migrant Protest Continues for Fourth Day

Thousands gather in Tel Aviv to demonstrate against new detention policy

New Politicians Stand With Murder Victim’s Family, Slam NY Post

As Menachem Stark’s relatives announce $25,000 reward for information

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