An overlooked golden age of Jewish culture flowered in the cities of Istanbul, Edirne, Salonica, Izmir, Aleppo, Damascus, Baghdad, Cairo, and Alexandria—where almost no Jews live today
Abrupt decision comes in wake of sharp rebukes, bafflement, and concern about politicization of Shoah memory
How American Jews are wooed with meaningless gestures
In a small border town on the way to Europe, Syrian refugees tell stories that the world is determined not to hear
The Syrian diaspora in Israel watches its once-vibrant ancestral home fall to ruin in the country’s civil war
The medieval Aleppo Codex was safeguarded for centuries in Syria. The problems started when it arrived in Israel.