A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict used to be complex. By partnering with terrorists, Mahmoud Abbas just made it very simple.
The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.
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
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.
In a strange new Kindle Single, Heaven and Mel, Joe Eszterhas again recounts the unmaking of a Maccabee epic
Plus anti-Semitism in Ukraine (maybe), Eszterhas on Mel, and more
The movie star’s brand of anti-Semitism, revealed anew in a recent Joe Eszterhas letter, is precisely what made him want to tell the Maccabee story
Plus the Jewish EGOTs, and more
Plus Syrian embassy closed, Christians acting Jewish, and more
Plus how Jews vote, R.I.P. H&H, and more
Plus Jews slowly heading for the GOP? and more
Director is reportedly interested in Exodus project
Paul and Le Pen, Downey stands up for Mel, and more
Plus mysterious goings-on with Egypt, and more in the news
Plus peace talks push, Syrian protests, and more in the news
The dumbest blog post you’ll ever read (and no, it’s not this one)
With a cherry on top?
Fortunately, there are no other Jews in Hollywood
Also, some thoughts on dodging kitchen appliances
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.