In a public high school near Atlanta, the Jewish Culture Club is thriving—and not just because the meetings include pizza
Bridging the gap between biblical terseness and the needs of a functioning Jewish legal system
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books
A new law allowing former felons to vote in Florida could tip the electoral balance, but only if it’s upheld in practice
An inquiry into the Yiddishisms related to ‘God Bless America,’ the patriotic classic written by a Russian-Jewish immigrant
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned Wednesday after a deal was reached with Hamas, prompting speculation that early elections will be called
Jews continue to be the most targeted religious group in America
A mother’s carefully curated closet becomes the subject of a family memoir by Maira and Alex Kalman
Just days ago, millions of dollars meant to buy calm finally made it into cash-starved Gaza—so why does Israel now appear to be on the brink of another war with Hamas?
A surprise visit by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Oman last month reveals the Jewish state’s shifting foreign policy
First in a series on the American left: Will left-wing anti-Zionists and anti-Semites in America succeed in hollowing out the traditional liberal left in the United States, as they have in Britain and France?
Eighty years after that dark night in Europe, America’s midterms were a contest to see how much of the country could be mobilized on a basis of hysteria and mass loathing
And how is it possible that some Jews are still shocked that they’re hated in America?
Is American anti-Semitism really distinctive from that of other diaspora countries? Just how worried should we be?
Eight candidates who have expressed blatantly anti-Semitic views, or who openly associate with anti-Semites
Rokhl’s Golden City: Montreal’s shape-shifting klezmer genius Socalled transmigrates into a new album—and gay porn
Bookworm: Britain’s most prominent defender of the Jews is also a pretty good male mystery writer
Why can’t young feminists seem to acknowledge their agency, or fathom that they experience desire at all?
Ep. 157: Author Gary Shteyngart and Risk! podcast host Kevin Allison, plus some Cleveland mazels
The iconic Brooklyn-based artist celebrates a new survey of her work at the Jewish Museum
A new study of old Jewish cemeteries in Europe finds the epitaphs whispering at us
Garlicky and heavy on the cholesterol, salami and eggs—quick and simple to cook at home—became a weeknight staple for generations of American Jews
Once Wiesel’s student and teaching assistant, Ariel Burger focuses on what he learned in ‘Witness’
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ Talmudic scholars grapple with the number of sacrificial measuring cups in the First Temple
Even though he always insisted, ‘I didn’t do anything,’ my father finally got the military medals he earned in WWII—and I finally heard his stories about his service
When I inherited money from my father, I had to face an odd realization: Maybe I didn’t want the money at all.