Mazal tov to Aron Nimzowitsch and Richard Réti!
In 1917, J.J. and B.A. Simon escaped anti-Semitism overseas and founded what would soon become Omaha Steaks. It remains a massively successful family business.
The Tri-Faith Initiative brings together a synagogue, a church, and a mosque, with a promise to build bridges between them
The Indie rockers from Hoboken return with an eight-night slate at Bowery Ballroom
Campus Week: Good advice, bad advice, and other words to live by
To make Chess great again, one international organization is trying a radically new sponsorship program
Shaevitz’s Kosher Deli has been refining its hot dog recipe for generations, from Chicago’s North Side to Highland Park. Now, it’s perfect.
An evening of beer, rap, politics, and young Jews in love
I used to question the meaning of life. And then I met Lady.
But plans for the building’s future remain unclear
During World War II, Elgort’s grandmother served in the Norwegian Resistance, helping Norway’s Jewish children escape the Nazis
Take the time to learn about Canada’s rich Jewish landscape
The best Jewish band on the planet introduces a fourth sister, Frime Haim
You forever rule
You’ve seen it before, sure. But Simmons, as we’ve come to learn, wasn’t the first to use this very, very cool sign.
According to a Times of Israel report, Warmbier’s family and those working for his release chose not to disclose his Judaism so as not to ’embarrass’ North Korea
The trove of 75 items is the largest discovery of Nazi-era artifacts in the country’s history
From one winner to another
The Israeli author and ‘conscience of his nation’ won for his novel A Horse Walks Into a Bar
A section of West 84th Street is now known as Elie Wiesel Way, in honor of ‘the most eloquent voice for peace in our world’
Dan Hanegby, a 36-year-old father of two, felt passionately about Israel
During a three-day trip to Latin America, the German chancellor thanked the Argentine Jewish community for welcoming German Jews fleeing the Nazis
What a way to celebrate the country’s 150th anniversary!
Juan Thompson will appear in a Manhattan courtroom next Monday
Leadbelly’s music (‘changed my life’) and Moby Dick (‘makes demands on you’) have been with Dylan since the beginning of his career
Hanning was found guilty of accessory to murder of 170,000 people. He never made it to prison.
The Coton de Tulear was a ‘beloved’ 14-year companion to the legendary entertainer
Numerous gatherings are planned around the country on June 6
The jersey is believed to be one of only two known to exist
What to eat, read, and do during the holiday