A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
A new documentary chronicles the end of the road for Holocaust survivors’ Catskills bungalow colony
A new film shines a light on Rudolph Kasztner, controversial Holocaust-era figure
Why Jewish producers kept Jewish women off stage and screen
As Natalie Portman makes her screen debut in ultra-Orthodox garb, we scan film history for her antecedents
Samuel Maoz’s ‘Lebanon’ is the latest of three recent films about the 1982 Lebanon war
The Coen brothers’ new movie is a masterful meditation on Judaism
As Johnny Castle in ‘Dirty Dancing,’ Patrick Swayze was the last—and best—of a breed
Is a film about Palestinians inherently political?
The Baader-Meinhof Gang had all the brains of an action flick
Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ a Jewish revenge fantasy, does violence to Jewish morality
In Israel, the ‘real American hero’ was a different kind of soldier
Susan Sontag, in a rare turn as filmmaker, visited a traumatized Israel in 1973
A documentary examines the life of Gertrude Berg, the driving force behind TV’s The Goldbergs
When Jewish women were the leading ladies of Indian cinema
‘Year One’ writer-director Harold Ramis looks back on his early days
Students for Justice in Palestine delivered the flyers to campus dorm rooms
Education Ministry releases new curriculum in advance of Yom HaShoah
The pop star dresses up as bar mitzvah DJ Yosef Shulem in new music video
A seventh-grade class responds to our feature on survivors living in poverty
The comedian explains he’s not actually Jewish, everyone just thinks he is
Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky was taken by pro-Russian forces in Slovyansk
Assault charges filed in December attack of gay black man in Williamsburg
What it all means for the peace process
Exposed fellow white nationalists in 1987 for lesser prison term and new name
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.