‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
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.
He was the poet of normal life in a culture still beholden to its foundational myths
The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
A nonprofit called Elijah’s Journey tries to raise awareness about suicide and mental illness in a specifically Jewish context
My mother has corresponded with inmates for years, offering a sense of community—especially during the High Holidays
Tread carefully, the rabbis warn, when seeking to understand creation or envision God
Why couldn’t Soviet Jews see the dictator—who died 60 years ago—for the anti-Semitic murderer that he was?
A commenter adds to our story about Hollywood and World War II
Gun-rights advocates cite Nazi laws in their defense of the Second Amendment. Is the comparison fair?
An excerpt from a dramatic new account of the young Jews behind the Warsaw Ghetto Underground
The untold story of the great epic poem of the Holocaust—and the generous, tragic hero who wrote it
Remnants of Colonia del Sacremento reveal city’s Jewish history
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
With its Berlin outpost in a former Nazi headquarters, is the chic club obscuring the building’s dark past?
A film of nude people playing in a gas chamber is but one piece aiming to shock at the Berlin Biennale art show
The French quasi-novel HHhH, by Laurent Binet, tells the tale of assassinated Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich while wondering whether it need be retold
Plus Barbara Walters talks tough, the Nazis’ lobbyist, and more
The skilled Israeli painter, a Holocaust survivor who died two years ago, has a major gallery show in New York. Plus: an interview with his daughter.
And how it is only a symptom of a larger German problem
Ukrainian-American was among last living (alleged) Holocaust camp guards
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
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.