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Jenny Slate’s Intimate Stand-up

A new comedy special speaks directly to Jewish women

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Menstrual Camps

In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study, ancient rabbis take sides on how to deal with uncertainty when it comes to ritual impurity in women

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Bolsheviks and Bundists

Rokhl’s Golden City: Confronting anti-Semitism during the Russian Revolution

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On the Anniversary of Kristallnacht and the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Remembering East Germany’s Jews

‘We really were naive, I suppose. More than I like to admit.’

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The Perils of Forgetting

On the anniversary of Kristallnacht, a historian shows how the ignorance and abuse of Holocaust history fuels the global resurgence of anti-Semitism

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The Lost Tribes of Spanish Jews

Torn between leaving or staying in chaos, Venezuelan Jews turn toward Spain

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The Omni-Americans

Fifty years after his landmark book of essays on race, culture, and the ‘social science paradigm,’ the late, great critic and career Air Force officer Albert Murray speaks loudly to today’s divided United States

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A Letter to Golda

Fifty years ago, a group of daring Georgian Jews openly asked for freedom. Their ‘Letter of the Eighteen’ remains one of the most consequential moments in the history of European Jewry, paving the way for the exodus of 1.5 million Soviet Jews.

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Writing ‘Akhnaten’

A co-author of Philip Glass’ Egyptian opera, opening at the Met this weekend, recalls how the monotheistic ‘heretic Pharaoh’ became the fat lady