Cynthia Kaplan Shamash fled Iraq 40-odd years ago, when she was just a kid. Her flight foreshadowed that of young refugees fleeing Syria now. Where did she land? Where will they?
A poetic, inspiring ode to a living history and identity becomes an Internet sensation
Our readers—both supporters and detractors of the Iran nuclear deal—want answers from Barack Obama. Here are the points they hope he addresses in his speech to the American Jewish community today.
New York Times report highlights the efforts of Palestinians to keep Jews from their faith’s holiest site
Finds lower stock market activity in areas where Jews were most persecuted
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority
In a new book, Libby Garland unearths the smugglers, schemes, and pluck Jews relied on to reach the United States
An anthropologist from the Anti-Atlas region travels home to find out what four generations of his countrymen think of Jews
Jewish achievement is easier to celebrate by a seemingly objective measure
Turns out Jewish Chairmen of the Federal Reserve have spotty records
Unfortunately, they mean in that black magic way
From the archive: Daniel Estrin’s 2012 report—which just won a prestigious award—on Jerusalem’s light rail
Plus a Taliban attacks kills dozens in Afghanistan
PM Antonis Samaras makes an unlikely visit to the Thessaloniki synagogue
Plus Barbara Walters is retiring
Can a group of French students force Twitter to release the names of users posting anti-Semitic tweets?
The controversial leader had a terrible record with the Jews
A commenter adds to our story about Hollywood and World War II
A historical debate hatches in New York
Bibi Netanyahu, Lena Dunham, Nate Silver, and other members of the Jewish conspiracy toast the new year
Shut out for years, this week Bnei Menashe Jews moved to Israel. Why did the government change its policy?
The Jewish National Fund is giving away pines for Christmas—and irony isn’t one of the reasons they’re doing it
After 25 years, the CIA has declassified documents that show Jonathan Pollard never spied on the U.S. for Israel
As we debate gun policy in the wake of Newtown, we should heed the wisdom of the Jewish sages
Two dispatches tell the same story for Jews and Israelis
In Sweden, a respected magazine is reviving the canard that the IDF plundered the organs of Palestinians
A look at what to expect from Shmuley Boteach and Josh Mandel
Behind the iconic amusement park are devastated residential blocks where the elderly are locked in darkness
Are videos featuring Sarah Silverman and Samuel L. Jackson, put out by a Jewish Super PAC, swaying voters?
On the anniversary of Rabin’s murder, the left-wing leadership can’t organize a unified rally to commemorate it