Suzanne Selengut writes feature stories about global Jewish issues and the arts. She is based in New York City.

The Converso Comeback

Hispanic crypto-Jews use social media and DNA testing to reconnect with their heritage


Historic Cemeteries in Ruin

Jewish graveyards in Eastern Europe are crumbling, neglected, and vandalized. Who will be responsible for protecting them—and their communities’ history?


Breathing New Life Into Greece’s Small but Historic Jewish Community

Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions


In Tel Aviv, Israel’s ‘Sin City,’ an Unexpected Religious Revival Takes Root

Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together

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