Bringing together New York and Montreal, Black Seed sets out to make the culinary staple interesting again

At a summer camp an hour from the banks of the Danube where thousands of their ancestors were shot only seventy years ago, young Jews from all over the world are gathering to celebrate.

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They Warned Her Not to Write About Anti-Semitism

Jill Kargman’s account of anti-Semitic bullying at her son’s school echoes the tale told in one of the first American novels to confront the prejudice against Jews in ‘respectable” society.’

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A Ukrainian Insider on Manafort, Man About Town in Kiev

The trial reveals a Manafort instrumental in creating the very ‘swamp’ that his candidate Donald Trump vowed to clean up.

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Lullabies and Blood Libels

There was only one problem with the Episcopal bishop’s shocking firsthand testimony about human-rights abuses she witnessed in Israel—she never actually witnessed them.

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17 Fun Facts About the Bowery

A new book offers a delightful history of America’s most notorious street

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Back to Nature

A rural retreat taught me lessons about city life that Jewish sages taught centuries ago

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A Torah’s Journey From New York to Madrid

As an American congregation closes, a new Reform congregation in Spain gains new life

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Nationalism Is Dead. Long Live Nationalism.

In his new book, Yoram Hazony sees the world through a Zionist lens, offering an intriguing way forward

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Israel’s Top Military Strategist Talks War and Peace

Yaakov Amidror believes Israeli muscle has left the Jewish state with only ‘1 1/2’ security problems: Iran and Hezbollah. But that doesn’t mean the next conflict won’t be ‘a very, very nasty war.’

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Our Gloria Steinem Problem

In the second of four excerpts from Phyllis Chesler’s ‘A Politically Incorrect Feminist,’ a little girl lost joins the party

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Those Who Left and Those Who Rebelled

On the 75th anniversary of the Bialystok Ghetto uprising, a Jewish fighter remembers how the fires were lit

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Rav Kook’s Pre-Zionist Spiritual Diary

An important new publication, from manuscript, of first chief rabbi and leading thinker of religious Zionism Abraham Isaac Kook’s hitherto nearly unknown 1890’s spiritual diary reveals a man working out the tensions in his nascent theology

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My Favorite Anti-Semite: Edith Wharton

There’s a barbarian at every gate