Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
Digitized archive features iconic images of pre-war Jewish life in Europe
Flooded by information requests, D.C. museum researchers scour the archives
How the saddest day of the Jewish calendar helped make me a happier Jew
2013 NBA champs took a tour while in D.C. to meet with President Obama
Confirmation that a government shutdown is bad for the Jews
Honoring a hero and celebrating the museum’s 20th anniversary
The genocide committed by Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime earns a place in Washington’s Holocaust Museum
Reparations for 80,000 more Holocaust victims from former Soviet bloc
Plus Obama and Wiesel, gas-mask bongs, and more
Plus Obama at AIPAC, Obama vs. Iran, and more
The Eichmann Trial opened in Jerusalem 50 years ago today. Here are the six most significant moments captured in trial films archived at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Holocaust Memorial Museum would be closed
Plus A’jad-ology, Hitch on Hank, and more
In von Brunn artwork
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.