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.
Reflecting on 40 days of focus, hard work, and renewal
With the High Holidays behind us, focusing on maintaining our momentum
On Yom Kippur, taking stock of our lives and setting goals for the coming year
On erev Yom Kippur, preparing for the fast ahead
Different traditions leading up to Yom Kippur mark the day’s solemnity
Who shall live and who shall die—and why?
When it comes to the process of repenting, it’s helpful to start small
Talking about God during High Holiday services
The cleansing of the mind and soul begins with the body
With Yom Kippur fast approaching, a renewed focus on the soul
Taking a few moments to really connect with ourselves in the new year
Choose one intention for the new year and commit to it
The new year is a good reminder to safeguard your privacy
Embracing the Rosh Hashanah tradition of sending handmade cards
With the new year just days away, take some time to set reachable goals
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.