In Europe, Elites Create the Atmosphere That Allows Popular Anti-Semitism to Grow

The furor over the ‘quenelle’ salute mirrors the refusal of Olympic officials to commemorate murdered Israeli athletes

Stories of Anti-Semitism in Hungary

The New York Times launches interactive inquiry for 2014

Rabbi Wolpe’s Picks: Kafka at the Spa

‘The Lost Worlds of Jewish Spa Culture,’ by Mirjam Zadoff

Landmark Study: Circumcision Doesn’t Reduce Sexual Pleasure

Will European health officials take note?

Norway Planning New Circumcision Legislation

Health ministry to introduce 2014 legislation to ‘regulate ritual circumcision’

New Survey: Europe Has a Jewish Problem

A third of European Jews have considered emigrating because they felt unsafe

DNA Reveals Pigs in Israel Came From Europe

Porcine population likely imported by ancient Europeans, study shows

How Israel’s Military Success Erased the History of the Diaspora’s Jewish Warriors

A discussion with historian Derek Penslar about why their valor has been forgotten, even though it made the Jewish state possible

Opera Conductor Stands up to Anti-Semitism

Hungary’s Ivan Fischer premieres new opera based on historic blood libel

Nearly 25% of European Jews Afraid to Be Jewish

67 percent say reporting anti-Semitic incidents to authorities is ineffectual

Pope Says Anti-Semites Not True Christians

Still, new report reveals anti-Semitism on the rise in Europe

Sundown: Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Again

Plus John Kerry throws a brushback pitch at North Korea

The Weak Link in the Iran Fight

A scary incident in Austria shows that in the standoff against Iran, Europe is not standing up to the mullahs

Elements of Stille

Alexander Stille never stopped investigating his parents, as shown by his new memoir about his World War II heritage

A World Without Jews

An exhilarating new intellectual history argues that anti-Judaism is at the heart of Western culture

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