Understanding the Jewish billionaire—who is neither the villain of right-wing caricature, nor the angel of left-wing hagiography
Second in a series on the American left: Michael Walzer and Bernie Sanders
Israel wakes up to the needs of ex-Haredim
The movement is still on the fringes of American politics but with the Democrats pulling left it now has a seat inside Congress
Special synagogue services may be a thing of the past but otherwise observing the holiday helped Jews feel like at one with the turkey-loving nation
We have different levels of observance, but my family comes together for one holy day: Thanksgiving
A letter from a survivor of Assad’s chemical attacks about his encounter with Obama’s chief diplomat at the United Nations
He’s a convert to Orthodox Judaism, married to an Israeli woman and wants nothing more than to become a citizen of Israel—so why has Israel’s government kept him stuck in a bureaucratic nightmare?
For the crime of acknowledging Jewish identity, the committee’s members were killed in a Stalinist pogrom
A wide-ranging interview covers his Hasidic father’s secret room full of books about other religions, why Judaism needs community, faith, happiness, and other vital matters
Kiev’s city council passed the measure after a long campaign to honor Boris Nemtsov, a staunch supporter of Ukraine’s Euromaidan revolution
Joy Ladin’s new book, ‘Soul of the Stranger,’ explores her intimate connection with God
A new study of old Jewish cemeteries in Europe finds the epitaphs whispering at us
What else keeps the Jewish-Moroccan relationship alive?
Episode 158: Iranian political refugee Shay Khatiri on raising $1.2 million for Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, and A.J. Jacobs on his new book about gratitude
Rokhl’s Golden City: Montreal’s shape-shifting klezmer genius Socalled transmigrates into a new album—and gay porn