The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
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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.
Americans born in Jerusalem are prohibited from listing Israel as their birthplace. A case at the Supreme Court today seeks to change that.
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Vetoed U.N. sanctions still betray which way the wind is blowing
Plus, Syria resolution vetoed, Grapel still jailed, and more in the news
Plus Syria soon sans Assad, and more in the news
The military strategist talks about Israeli security, Henry Kissinger, the Arab Spring, and the death of Osama Bin Laden
Plus A’jad being A’jad, China picks a side, and more in the news
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Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
But U.N. action is unlikely, and more in the news
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Why we should pity the poor immigrants
Though not in Ghana!
Plus China and Russia stand up to Iran, and more in the news
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.