The presidential trailblazer just took a historic first step toward national dialogue about anti-Semitism. But its success will depend on whether he’s willing to confront some hard choices.
In an era of declining marriage, American Jews show surprising resilience. Why?
‘We really were naive, I suppose. More than I like to admit.’
On the anniversary of Kristallnacht, a historian shows how the ignorance and abuse of Holocaust history fuels the global resurgence of anti-Semitism
Torn between leaving or staying in chaos, Venezuelan Jews turn toward Spain
The idea that there’s something wrong—and Jewish—about finance has a long, ugly history that’s been making a comeback and distracting from necessary reforms of the financial industry
Iran’s plans for regional hegemony depend on being seen as the protector of loyal Shiite Muslims—but those are exactly the people leading mass protests against Iranian domination in Iraq and Lebanon
The community’s leaders wanted the ceremony commemorating the Tree of Life massacre to be free of politics and conflict. One rabbi, and many congregants, felt differently.
Here’s what Americans, Jewish and non-Jewish alike, can do now that the period of mourning is over
But being right in Washington has a price
If we want to truly love one another, first we have to learn how to hate evil men like the recently killed ISIS mastermind
American Jews aren’t threatened by their synagogues turning into fortresses, they’re threatened by armed anti-Semites walking in through open doors
If Israel wants to capture the hearts and minds of young American Jews (and their parents), here’s how
Two years on, the time has come for a moral assessment of our military strategy in the Middle East
And why that’s not a good thing
How the day neo-Nazis marched in America—and Anne Frank—made my Israel
Where Germany’s government has failed to protect German Jews from rising anti-Semitism, they have taken steps to defend themselves—efforts that have saved lives
It’s not about celebrities. It’s about us losing trust in each other.
Caroline Fourest’s ‘Sisters in Arms’ arrives just in time for the Ottoman Anschluss against Syrian Kurdistan
Jewish baseball stars for the Astros, Braves, and Dodgers all decide to play on Yom Kippur. They all lose.
Iran’s attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil fields was a warning to Israel in an escalating regional war
This High Holiday season, remembering how we all got here
‘Sin•a•gogue,’ a new book about sin and failure in Judaism, is precisely the guide we need in these troubled times
An argument for peace, security, and justice
A lesson in ‘mamlachtiyut’
A new book examines ‘The Tyranny of Virtue’ on campus and in the wider woke culture
In his new book, ‘We Stand Divided,’ Daniel Gordis examines the deep roots of the growing rift between American and Israeli Jews
The Arab party made history when it endorsed a Jewish candidate for Israel’s prime minister. Sadly, it is still a haven for terrorism supporters.
How Iran makes war in the Middle East while turning U.S. foreign policy into an extension of partisan American politics
Some of the most brutal and powerful officials in Damascus apparently saw Nir Rosen as a useful instrument. The question is why—and for what?