Edited by Jonathan Zalman
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Inside a Terrifying—and Thankfully Foiled—Plot To Bomb a Florida Synagogue

A man has been charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction on the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center. He had allegedly planned to detonate a bomb during Passover.

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Learn, Practice, and Perfect Your Hebrew: Talking About the Holocaust

The StreetWise podcast from TLV1 in Israel tells us how the word ‘sho’a’ is being used in a number of contexts

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Mom-to-be Bar Refaeli Strikes a Modern Jewish Balance—In a Bikini

The supermodel’s swimsuit ad for an Israeli clothing company was recently deemed too racy for prime time TV

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Labour’s Anti-Semitism Issues? Sorry, Not Our Problem.

On Zionism and the changing nature of anti-Jewish bigotry

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Shabbat Dinner With a Trump Supporter

I experienced a wake-up call when I met my first Trump supporter, a person with whom I thought I could not identify

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Labour Party Suspends Three More Officials for Anti-Semitism

The politicians in question claimed the Rothschilds controlled Britain, that Israel was behind ISIS, and that the Jewish state perpetrated the Sandy Hook massacre

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It’s Good To Be Drake 

He keeps runnin’ through the 6 with no woes

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Holocaust Education? There’s an App for That.

Holocaust Remembrance Day is a prime opportunity to educate children about the Shoah, but you’d be a wise parent to steer clear of these two apps.

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A Match Made in Hoosier Heaven

Hothead Bobby Knight backs Donald Trump

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What We Can Learn From Israel’s Involvement in an Azeri-Armenian Skirmish

An Azeri defense plane recently landed in Israel according to a Haaretz report, providing a window into the Jewish State’s foreign policy strengths

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The Anti-Semitism Scandal Engulfing the Labour Party Was Entirely Predictable

The suspension of two prominent Labour officials this week over anti-Jewish prejudice is the ugly culmination of long-festering trends

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Instagram of the Week: ‘Hot Dudes and Hummus’ in Israel

A group of Israeli college students are using social media to bolster Israel’s image, to make it, er, yummier

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Companies Run Scared as Anti-BDS Laws Take Effect

As state legislations kick in, corporations rush to disavow anti-Israeli bigotry

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Turn Up For What? The Omer.

One restriction while counting the Omer is listening to instrumental or live music. So quench your aural thirst by enjoying these a capella faves.

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Yiddish in a Jiffy, in Omaha, Nebraska

As an experiment, I immersed myself in the Yiddish language for three months to see how much I could learn

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Trump, Under Control, Delivers Foreign Policy Speech

The day after winning five primaries, the Republican frontrunner pivoted into the role of his party’s presumptive presidential nominee

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From Anti-Semite to Jew

‘Keep Quiet’ documents the shape-shifting journey of former Hungarian politician Csanad Szegedi

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A Royal Gathering, But ‘Shh!’

The Obamas recently met with British royalty at Kensington Palace, where aides reportedly hid a painting’s plaque with the word ‘Negro’ written on it

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Michael Solomonov Wins James Beard Award for Cookbook of the Year

‘Zahav,’ the new bible of Israeli culinary delights, glitters

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Study Claims Yiddish Originated in Turkey

The messy, ideological battle over the beginnings of the Yiddish language continues in the academe

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A Tale of Two Heritages: Shakespeare and Cervantes

Both legendary writers died 400 years ago this week, but only one of them may have had a Jewish background

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Learn, Practice, and Perfect Your Hebrew: What’s Kosher?

The StreetWise podcast from TLV1 in Israel can help you use Hebrew to express what’s kosher, dodgy, and fit

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Auction: Taft’s Anti-Semitic Letter Opposing Louis Brandeis’s SCOTUS Nomination

Bidding begins at $15,000, if you’re into that sort of thing

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Passover In Drag

A Tumblr page combines Pesach with RuPaul’s ‘Drag Race,’ and it’s the Internet at its best. Introducing ‘The Ruggadah’.

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‘Monstrous’

Even Charles Koch sees Trump’s plan to register Muslims in the U.S. for what it is

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Museum Aims to Digitize Jewish Music Archive

Tel Aviv’s Beit Hatfutsot-Museum of the Jewish People has launched an ambitious crowdfunding campaign to bring its Jewish music collection into the digital age

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Norbert Hofer Wins First Round of Austria’s Presidential Election, Sends Dominant Parties Reeling

The victory by Hofer—the affable face Austria’s far-right FPÖ Party who ran on an anti-immigration platform—could be a sign of things to come

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Like New York, I’m Voting For Hillary

Also, here is a Yentl music video about Bernie Sanders

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