It was supposed to be a romantic summer in Jerusalem. But religion and politics kept getting in the way.
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.
Hungarian filmmaker Bela Tarr’s masterpiece holds a meaningful resonance on Yom HaShoah
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.
And we should all be grateful for it
A story of life in the Warsaw Ghetto, on Yom HaShoah
I have a mother. I am a mother. So why isn’t this day twice as nice?
Examining the identity politics that drive Trump backers to harrass Jewish writers online
Under normal circumstances, Sanders would be entirely justified in taking his campaign to the convention. But these are not normal circumstances and Trump is not a normal opponent.
Norman G. Finkelstein recently wondered: Which trait—ugly, fat, short, or Jewish—would most likely work against a job interviewee?
For Yom HaShoah, stories of Israeli encounters with the Holocaust in the years and decades after it ended
The organization Zikaron Basalon helps facilitate tributes to the Shoah through song, testimony, and discussion
My grandparents survived the Holocaust and struggled to build a new life in America. How can I, as an artist living a relatively pampered life, honor their memories?
Attempts to universalize the specific suffering of Jews in the Shoah go hand in hand with efforts to de-legitimize the Jewish state
A man has been charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction on the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center. He had allegedly planned to detonate a bomb during Passover.
The StreetWise podcast from TLV1 in Israel tells us how the word ‘sho’a’ is being used in a number of contexts
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?
In the with old, in with the new