The Council of Four Lands was the central body of Jewish autonomy in Poland for nearly two centuries. What went wrong?
The strange way I learned the story of a man who died defending his trade, his honor, and working-class Jews
The late political theorist, Marxist philosopher, and urbanist, who died this year, was my teacher and spiritual guide
The progressive-era novelist’s greedy, red-haired, Polish Jew, Zerkow, is the 20th century’s greatest golem
The Israeli’s magnum opus, ‘Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow,’ is so good, it should have existed
An international cast of characters is embroiled in a bizarre legal dispute over the late rabbi’s personal collection of books
His thoughts on Jewish strength, Jewish weakness, and the secret history of the Judeo-Episcopate in America
A Holocaust survivor wrestles with the angel of history on the beach in Tel Aviv
As Matisyahu tours on ‘Spark Seeker,’ will his pop fans snuff out the spiritual fire that lifted him to the top of the charts?
New biographies shed light on the cohort of Germans of Jewish descent who historians have portrayed as having served the Nazis
In the heart of Kashmir, where happiness was a warm AK-47, the weapon was my voice, and my dream