Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
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
Convicted murderer and rapist also seeks $15,000 in punitive damages
YIVO director of education says the language is still very much alive
Oskar Groening, 93, was tried in Germany for helping operate Auschwitz
The ruthless Jewish gangster is all business on the Prohibition-era HBO show
But are U.S. drone attacks on Yemen, Pakistan, and Somalia any different?
Adam Greenberg, Chicago Cubs slugger injured in 2005, among honorees
Israeli band’s new album showcases distinctive mix of rock, klezmer, and funk
Senator’s parallel between region’s imperiled Christians and Jews draws ire
How much more evidence do we really need?
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.