The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
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My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
Officials say the decaying wall near the Umschlagplatz will be restored
Polish historian and author Dariusz Stola to begin post in March
Residents of the Polish capital show off their fashion-forward sensibility
Still, new report reveals anti-Semitism on the rise in Europe
‘Jude Raus’ graffitied on monument honoring Mordechai Anielewicz
He was one of the last three remaining Warsaw Ghetto fighters
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past
Looking at Poland fifteen years after my first visit
What’s the best way to make history come alive? One guide’s answer: stories.
Why you should learn to spell the name of the mastermind of Poland’s relations with Germany and the Jews
A guided tour of Polish Jewry’s greatest treasure, once buried in the rubble of Warsaw
New Jewish museum reaches out to Polish cyclists
A surprising legacy of Jewish mathematicians and Polish resistance fighters
Zygmunt Miłoszewski plumbs the country’s painful past in his best-selling thrillers
How reconciliation with Hamas reveals the PA boss’s true intentions
Admits to stealing more than $7 million from the charity organization
New exhibit showcases artistic depictions of various forms of Jewish study
The granddaughter of Holocaust survivors reflects on taking up citizenship
Beppe Grillo under fire for anti-government poem based on ‘If This Is a Man’
Funny or Die’s solution to gratuitous violence in movies: a menschy 007
Authorities discovered the trove, headed for Belgium, during a cargo search
Is his attack on Ben Brantley a star’s bruised ego or something more…artistic?
Rabbi Shalom Cohen has likened Modern Orthodox Jews to Amalek
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.