How a grad student’s labor of love become relevant again—thanks to the head writer of ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’
Two recent articles detail a vibrant community of ‘Ladineros’ who have mixed feelings about returning to the country that was once their ancestors’ home
The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Barbara Aiello has uncovered many Italians’ secret histories. But her methods and theories have won her many detractors.
If passed, the bill would allow 3.5 million Sephardic Jews to claim citizenship
Plus custom Katz’s Deli sneakers, and more in the news
An exhilarating new intellectual history argues that anti-Judaism is at the heart of Western culture
Plus students break the dreidel world record, which apparently exists
The Israeli scholar, and the prime minister’s father, died today in his Jerusalem home. He was my political opposite, but also my teacher and friend.
How Roman Catholics of Native American and Spanish descent became carriers of the deadly breast-cancer gene long associated with Jews
Paying tribute to Dr. Benzion Netanyahu on his 102 birthday
Part 1 of 3: Returning to Amsterdam, scene of my post-college-crisis memoir, Everything Is Going To Be Great, to explore its Jewish history
In Medellín, Jewish converts try to leave the Inquisition, and Colombia’s civil war, behind