The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.
A new shoe offers some extra height to Jews of shorter stature. But why prey on insecurities and stereotypes to sell footwear?
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
‘Snapshot’ highlights traces of the city’s past using Polaroid-style frames
Italian man arrested at Krakow airport faces up to five years in jail
Just months after Myslowice residents restored the town’s Jewish cemetery
Exhibit challenged locals and visitors alike to rethink controversial figurines
Plus a Ruth Bader Ginsburg bobblehead exists, and more in the news
Abraham Zuckerman was featured in Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List
Lonely Planet names Rynek Głowny most beautiful square
Controversy after Jewish community leaders rent out 19th century beit midrash
Their parents and grandparents hid their Jewishness, but now some Poles are converting back to Judaism
My grandfather never talked about his time in a concentration camp. Five years after his death, I finally heard his story.
The bird is kosher, unless you’re in one family
The ‘Times’ goes to Krakow
Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more
More than a million people visit the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland each year, where they’re led by specially trained tour guides charged with telling—and retelling—a story of unimaginable horror
If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?
Controversy over the senator’s remarks has distracted from the real issue
Ringing in the Jewish New Year with an artisanal tahini and honey spread
‘Anti-Semitism Antenna’ will be accessible by phone and online
Inspired by Leviticus, eScapegoat lets users offload sins onto a virtual goat
The 11-year-olds were wearing uniforms of local Jewish secondary school
An excerpt from Lucinda Franks’ Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me
Predicting which Israelis will win the esteemed award is a national pastime
The singer also attributes past bad press to anti-Semitic and anti-female bias
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.