In Kyiv, the first meeting between the two world leaders of Jewish descent was short on accomplishments but big on symbolism
These gold bracelets have long been popular among Syrian Jewish girls. But their meaning has changed over the generations.
The first openly gay candidate to run for president was a Jewish, Republican, former shaving-cream model and now he’s fighting for his place in history
Jewish summer camps offer kids a unique linguistic landscape
Debora Vogel was a brilliant multilingual poet and aesthete who is best known as the muse of Bruno Schulz. But her work deserves a reading—in German, Polish, Hebrew, and especially Yiddish.
I grew up Orthodox, looking down on Reform Judaism. Then I came out as queer and changed my opinion.
Sea foraging for plants that grow along the shore has become a growing—and delicious—trend in Israel
Just because Trump said it doesn’t mean it’s not true: The Democratic Party is becoming unsalvageable
How the great kabbalist Isaac Luria changed the perception of the world without changing the world itself
How the Inquisition’s conversos defined Jewish religious and ethnic identity in ways that are still prevalent today
Simone de Beauvoir, commenting on the troubling case of executed French collaborationist Robert Brasillach, argued that the emotion has its civil and judicial uses. Now, 75 years after the liberation of Paris, is she right?