And of how a Jewish spy stopped the brownshirts from marching down Wilshire
Dr. Mohamed Helmy, an Egyptian urologist living in Berlin, risked his life to hide four of his Jewish friends. The honor was initially offered in 2013, but Dr. Helmy’s relatives refused to accept it from an institution based in Israel.
Today on Jewcy: Executing a Shabbat dinner in the age of Trump. Showtunes included.
For a few blissful hours, you could escape reality and feel nothing but the beat of the music
Go ahead, I dare you not to dance to Meilech Kohn’s ‘Ve’Uhavtu’
Refugees in Tulsa, beautiful minds in Memphis, chocolate in New York City
On the surprising rewards of re-experiencing a game, even when you already know the ending
Today on Jewcy: A conversation with the subject and producer of the new film ‘Jungle’ starring Daniel Radcliffe as Israeli adventurer Yossi Ghinsberg.
“We are not engaging, not going, not protesting, even if it is peaceful”
Shamefully, the Turkish president has made Turkey less of a refuge for Jews than it once was
The legendary theater producer on making it on Broadway, fighting bulls in Tijuana, and breaking bread with DeNiro
Dave Eggers’s new children’s book looks at Lady Liberty from a whole new angle
Curaçao’s Didi Gregorius can count the island’s Jews among his fans
Today on Jewcy: Lose an afternoon looking through hundreds of thousands of artifacts.
“We are responding to evil with hope, to darkness with light”
Ours was never really the right home for Leo, but now that a medical emergency forced us to give him up, I realize just how happy he made our family
“No bathing suits, no bikinis, just me, my femininity, and firearms.”
Your Wednesday morning feel-good story
Nazareth-based start-up has just the smart phone-based solution to the problem
Today on Jewcy: Another chance at ‘The Hebrew Hammer vs. Hitler’
Merav Michaeli calls for all parental decisions to be made by the state
Move over, Dracula: Juda Ben-Chayim is dead and loving it.
Where was the patriarch’s pushback? And where’s ours?
And is that Job on first?
Today on Jewcy: Another side to the upcoming queer romance film.
In person and in print, Iran’s foreign minister does his best to wash away the crimes of the regime he represents
Being supportive of my fiancé’s conversion means letting him decide the role he wants Judaism to play in his life
In ‘1945,’ parsing the complacency of those who benefited from the Holocaust
Welcome back, psychedelic Shabbat morning TV of my youth!
Making sense of Sebastian Kurz, Austria’s new Chancellor