Most Irish people know exactly what they think of Israel and Palestine—and aren’t afraid to tell anyone.
Moscow has been accusing Kiev of anti-Semitism, but evidence shows that all that anti-Semitism is coming from Moscow itself.
American Jews cannot afford to shut out voices of criticism and renewal like those of J Street in the hope that the fundamental conflict between the path of Israel and the path of American Jews will somehow disappear.
Donald Sterling Is a Blight on Jews’ History in Basketball
April 29, 2014
A small piece of the sadness that is the Donald Sterling mess derives from the fact that he is Jewish, and basketball has historically been a crucial part of Jewish-black relations.
Ukraine Is Not Ordering Its Jews to Register
April 17, 2014
You can breathe easy. That rumor was inaccurate.
How Kafka Actually Lived
April 11, 2014
Kafka did not transcend his Jewishness, no matter what Updike claimed.
The World's Greatest Feminist Fishmonger
March 11, 2014
The Sturgeon Queens profiles the smoked fish and appetizing emporium, Russ & Daughters.
What the Crisis in Ukraine Means for Its 70,000 Jews
March 04, 2014
Do Ukrainian Jews have more to fear from pro-Western nationalist fascists or Russian sympathizers?
Since When Is Philip Roth an Idol?
January 08, 2014
In the 1990s, Philip Roth drifted from bête noire to laureate. Why'd we lose track of his flaws?
Christmas Is the Greatest Jewish Holiday
December 19, 2013
Why I love Christmas—even though I'd never celebrate it