In 2011, Tel Aviv’s Daphni Leef helped ignite the J14 movement for social change. She looks back at what went wrong.
Members of the Kurdish religious sect are under siege in Iraq. Who are they? What do they believe? And what is to be done?
While Hamas fires rockets, and ISIS beheads unbelievers, the Kurds build the second non-Arab state in the Middle East
Is Jewish rebellion really a form of submission? Two new novels and one political critic examine apostasy.
To Peter Himmelman, fame was no match for observance, and the music just got better
Historian Alon Confino traces a source of today’s global anti-Semitism to the ethical revolution triggered by Kristallnacht
They focus on fairness, community, and social justice—rather than profit. And some of the food is pretty good, too.
In his Jaffa café, London native Danny Phillips hopes that savory, sweet, and vegan pastries can bring Arabs and Jews together
There were a lot of little reasons I was unhappy. But ultimately, I realized I didn’t need to belong to a temple to feel Jewish.
A 28-year-old Broadway actress takes on an unexpected new project
Vast photo collection chronicling Mary Berg’s life discovered at local auction
Israeli couple opens city’s first hummus restaurant in former Jewish ghetto
Officials say the decaying wall near the Umschlagplatz will be restored
‘Jude Raus’ graffitied on monument honoring Mordechai Anielewicz
94-year-old Michael Karkoc has been in the United States since 1949
The woman with the sharpest insight into the philosopher’s love for Heidegger had a parallel history
A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.
What’s the best way to make history come alive? One guide’s answer: stories.
A guided tour of Polish Jewry’s greatest treasure, once buried in the rubble of Warsaw
A reburial for a Jewish woman who died in 1943 while hiding as a Catholic
My relative wrote one of the Shoah’s most revealing documents. Why doesn’t anyone know of it?
Finding answers on a first walk through Warsaw
Now showing: images of Warsaw’s Jewish Ghetto
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet
From the Archive: With a women’s-only gig at Arlene’s Grocery in New York this week, Bulletproof Stockings hits the bigger time