The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
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
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
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 documentary examines the life of Gertrude Berg, the driving force behind TV’s The Goldbergs
An Israeli choreographer turns a venerable Berlin shul into a performance space
In his essays, Leonard Michaels worried about the line between art and the profane
What makes a Jew: Family? Community? Books?
Remembering Harvey Kurtzman, the genius behind MAD Magazine
A new series brings a familiar face to an unfamiliar medium
How Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller tapped into the soul of ’50s America—and made it sing
In fashioning his sculptures, Jacques Lipchitz drew inspiration from his sketches—and his past
An essay collection explores the complexities of Jewish identity
Playwright David Adjmi’s love-hate relationship with his Syrian Jewish roots
When Jewish women were the leading ladies of Indian cinema
Diasporas, tomatoes, interstellar Zionists, and more
Moishe Nadir wrote Yiddish stories for American audiences—on deadline
A reissued novel shines a light on the most neglected Singer sibling
Were postwar American Jews really ‘silent’ about the Holocaust?
Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky has dual American and Israeli citizenship
I love Philip Johnson’s buildings not in spite of him, but to spite him
Workplace productivity rates projected to decrease a trillion percent
How reconciliation with Hamas reveals the PA boss’s true intentions
Admits to stealing more than $7 million from the charity organization
New exhibit showcases artistic depictions of various forms of Jewish study
The granddaughter of Holocaust survivors reflects on taking up citizenship
Beppe Grillo under fire for anti-government poem based on ‘If This Is a Man’
Funny or Die’s solution to gratuitous violence in movies: a menschy 007
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.