Sundown: All Hagel, All the Time

Plus hundred of Jewish tombstones recovered in Greece after long search

In Ukraine, Discovering A Special Menorah

This week in Jewcy, our partner site

Everything Is Regurgitated: Jewish Memory in the old Jerusalem of Ukraine

Living off of Jewish memory in old Chernowitz, once the Jerusalem of Ukraine

Avigdor Arikha’s Art of Pain

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.

The Family Crisis

Lost Books

Cheap Eats

An entrepreneur opened a Jewish-themed restaurant in Lviv, Ukraine. Chopped liver is on the menu, but not its price—diners get to haggle over it.

Revealed

A new English-language translation of the short stories of Soviet writer Der Nister, or The Hidden One, brings his enigmatic Yiddish work to light

Odessa Story: Reading Isaac Babel in Ukraine

The Ukrainian Black Sea port has lost most of its Jews, but not the vestiges of the muddled, criminal city Isaac Babel imagined

Sundown: Grapel Still Detained

Plus when did *she* grow to be so tall? and more

Sundown: French Envoy Dismissed Over Stance

Plus oh Shelley Berkley, the BBC, and more

Daybreak: Obama’s Mideast Strategy

Plus Palestinian engineer taken, the tsunami, and more in the news

Salita Slaughters Wayka

Yeah, we said ‘Who?’ too

Holbrooke, a Top U.S. Diplomat, Dies at 69

A one-of-a-kind character, yet consummately of his times

Devastated

Timothy Snyder’s Bloodlands contextualizes the story of Eastern European Jewry’s sad fate without relativizing it

Close Encounter

Rodger Kamenetz’s new book connects Rabbi Nachman, Franz Kafka, a turkey, and a cockroach

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