Baron von Rolland, a spy for Germany in both World Wars, wasn’t a Baron or a von Rolland. He was a Saloniki Jew named Isaac Ezratty.
I have a mother. I am a mother. So why isn’t this day twice as nice?
And we should all be grateful for it
Hungarian filmmaker Bela Tarr’s masterpiece holds a meaningful resonance on Yom HaShoah
For the 50th anniversary edition of Jane Jacobs’ The Death and Life of Great American Cities, her publisher remembers the urban activist
Will an art restitution allow Michael Hayden to reconnect with his German roots?
The Jewish ghetto haunts sociologist Mitchell Duneier’s new history of the American one
The former KKK grand wizard, who supports Trump, went off again about ‘Jewish supremacists.’ Finally, Trump was quick to denounce Duke’s words.
Ohad Fisherman’s $10-a-tub family-recipe hummus is a hot, hot item
A Mother’s Day farewell to the coolest First Lady ever
Hedy Strnad sketched dresses in 1930s Czechoslovakia before she was killed in the Holocaust. Now, her drawings have been made into real dresses on display at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan.
It was supposed to be a romantic summer in Jerusalem. But religion and politics kept getting in the way.
For Yom HaShoah, stories of Israeli encounters with the Holocaust in the years and decades after it ended
Attempts to universalize the specific suffering of Jews in the Shoah go hand in hand with efforts to de-legitimize the Jewish state
A story of life in the Warsaw Ghetto, on Yom HaShoah
A scholar discovers a hidden text by the great American author of ‘Song of Myself.’ But can the celebrated democrat survive the politics of 21st-century academia?
Jews led—and purposefully did not lead—some of the many specialized groups that fought Vichy France and its Nazi occupiers