So why does the bill remain in political purgatory?
Seventy-five years after the massacre at Babi Yar, a moment of reckoning, a lesson in awareness and forgiveness, and a path towards redemption
Foreign leaders—and the entire state of Israel—mourned the loss of one of the great leaders of the 20th century
Happy New Year from a doo-wop frontman who opened for Jimi at Woodstock, played the school dance in ‘Grease,’ and became a biblical scholar
Three weeks ago, Shimon Peres sat for what he intended to be a Rosh Hashanah-timed discussion about the state of the world. It was also his final one.
But why isn’t New York Senator Chuck Schumer on the list?
This presidential order—a rare honor—has historically been given to few other foreign dignitaries
In ‘King Cobra,’ James Franco plays a producer of gay pornography who wants to buy performer Brent Corrigan out of his contract and will go to great lengths to see it through
The Academy Award-winning actress and star of ‘Denial’ talks about her love for Simchat Torah, where to get the best heels, and her parents, who are both Holocaust survivors
My daughter wants to play with other black Jewish children, but her options are limited in our neighborhood
The infamous Lipstadt-Irving libel battle gets a trim new David Hare film adaptation starring Rachel Weisz—just in time for the rise of Trump
In the Bay Area, Karaite Jews struggle to build a future in America
Welcoming the Jewish New Year with stories about new beginnings from our hosts
For terrorists and activists alike, an identity addiction spells trouble
Anne Applebaum’s Jewishness was inexplicably introduced in an article on Breitbart.com, whose former chairman is now CEO of Trump’s campaign
For Banned Books Week, a perfume company is selling scents tied to landmark events in censorship, both of which involved prominent Jewish figures
Numerous Ukrainian Jewish figures gave impassioned speeches in Ukraine’s parliament, including Israeli President Reuven Rivlin
In an excerpt from ‘The People and the Books,’ a portrait of Glückel of Hameln, the 17th-century Jewish woman whose access to Judaism’s foundational stories was through the Tsenerene, a Yiddish retelling of the Torah
Just in time for Rosh Hashanah, Israel’s annual honey festival shines a light on the variety of sweet products being produced—as well as the challenges facing the country’s beekeepers
Over apples and honey? This Rosh Hashanah, cook with carrots to symbolize your hopes for the coming year.