Drawn by the cool climate and slow pace of life, hundreds of immigrants bolster the small Jewish community in Nova Scotia’s capital
The nationalist anthem my kids sing at camp makes me uneasy. But I grew up reciting a jingoistic pledge, and I turned out OK.
Talking to lead singer Louisa Solomon about the band’s canceled DC JCC gig
Jews have lived in the area since ancient times, and leaders from Catherine the Great to Stalin encouraged their settlement there
What subjects of a recent New York Times column get fundamentally wrong
The authors of a new history of the Grand Mufti Amin Al-Husaini’s ties to Nazis fail to carry their logic to its flawed conclusion
‘How Jewish is Jewish History?’ by Moshe Rosman
Responding to pressure from the progressive ‘Open Hillel’ movement will engage those who want to hear a multiplicity of views
The Council of Four Lands was the central body of Jewish autonomy in Poland for nearly two centuries. What went wrong?
So should Jews be more receptive to evangelical support of Israel?
Declaring Zionism to be racism and other exciting exploits over the years
Ian Lustick imagines a liberal utopia, contra Peter Beinart, who says Jews must listen to Palestinians even if we can’t agree
The trope has made a series of appearances this week
While my friends interned on Capitol Hill, I learned to shoot an M-16 and ate kosher Spam in the Israeli army
Why do island nations like Palau and Nauru vote with Israel at the U.N.? Israeli aid has something to do with it.
The latest Miss Israel, Ethiopian-born Yityish Aynaw, says it’s about time a black woman wore the crown
A new generation of women is being misled into assuming an ideological tension between feminism and Zionism
On his first trip abroad, the new secretary of state criticized Erdogan’s comments about Israel. It’s about time.
Six prominent thinkers and activists make their case—and their answers may surprise you
How did Menachem Begin’s Cabinet handle the truth about the Sabra and Shatila massacre? Here are the transcripts.
Melbourne’s Jews confront the mysterious death of one of their own, Ben Zygier, in an Israeli prison
David Hartman, my late study partner, wanted to be a great rabbi. He ended up in a war for Judaism’s future.
Zionism and the coming age of isolation
Contrary to conventional wisdom, Israelis haven’t become radicals. They’ve just abandoned a delusion.
Under rookie politician Naftali Bennett, religious Zionism is finally becoming Israel’s political mainstream
Adrift at home, a woman sets out to find the Promised Land—in Jamaica, Ethiopia, Ghana, and Israel
A friendship with an ambassador reveals the great writer’s surprising relationship with Israel
A startling example of life imitating art
Young Israeli soldiers have pushed older commanders into adopting a more aggressive social media strategy
In 2007, I traveled to Sderot to make a film. Months later, I made it my home—and Gaza my neighbor.