Finding hope in the darkness of cancer, Covid and Colleyville.
Elizabeth and Gabriel Rutan-Ram are plaintiffs in a lawsuit claiming that state funding of a child-placing agency that discriminates based on religion is unconstitutional.
The federal agency said it was unaware that three hostages were already escaping the temple as an elite rescue team entered from different sides, killing the attacker.
Why America can’t ignore the continual threat against Jews.
Christopher A. Wray said the hostage taker targeted the Jewish community, contrary to the agency’s initial statement.
As Germany observes the anniversary of the Wannsee Conference, witnesses of the Nazi era are dying and antisemitism is resurgent in Europe and the United States.
A new book that names a Jewish notary as a suspect made headlines. Now that World War II and Holocaust experts have had time to review its claims, many doubt the methods and conclusion.
Reaction to the hostage siege in Colleyville, Texas. Also: Glass barriers in the subway; the Bronx fire; Democrats’ task; vote counting and the V.P.
As a gunman ranted, the hostages whispered instructions and edged closer to the door. The rabbi credited security training for their safe exit.
Aafia Siddiqui has spent almost 12 years in a U.S. federal prison after being convicted of trying to kill American soldiers and plotting to blow up the Statue of Liberty.
The F.B.I. identified Malik Faisal Akram, a British national, as the man who took hostages in a Texas synagogue on Saturday. He was killed during the rescue operation.
In “Mala’s Cat,” Mala Kacenberg describes her time hiding out in the forest during World War II after losing her family.
Yisroel Goldstein, who was wounded in the deadly 2019 attack on the Chabad of Poway synagogue, north of San Diego, was sentenced to 14 months in fraud schemes in which, prosecutors say, he received more than $500,000.
An exhibition at a Jewish cultural center has plenty of artifacts to delight Trekkies — but it also notes the Jewish origins of the Vulcan salute.
A documentary based on a home movie shot by an American in 1938 provides a look at the vibrancy of a Jewish community in Europe just before the Holocaust.
With a touch of chutzpah and “a little help from God,” Braulio Rocha, a Roman Catholic Portuguese immigrant, traded in his mop for a camera.
Lovers of Edmund de Waal’s book can get close to that netsuke in a compelling show of objects that endured across a century of violence, discrimination and dispossession.
Hundreds of thousands of people in the city have set aside a part of their homes to pray, meditate or give thanks for another day.
Si Spiegel, a bomber pilot, can claim a dual legacy: as a war hero and as a father of the artificial tree.
Mayor Bill de Blasio set a vaccine mandate for religious and private schools. Jewish and Catholic leaders are frustrated, and some have predicted legal challenges.
Rabbi Arthur Schneier abruptly fired Rabbi Benjamin Goldschmidt from Park East Synagogue, and long-simmering tensions publicly exploded in a way rabbinic rivalries rarely do.
The directive, which affects 56,000 employees, may face opposition at yeshivas, because of resistance to coronavirus vaccines among some Orthodox Jews.
Adapted from a recipe by Joan Nathan, Batsheva Hay’s preferred iteration of the classic Jewish bread is worth the time commitment.
Readers discuss whether one can be a pro-life feminist, high-risk pregnancies and Judaism’s position on abortion. Also: Taking action against Omicron.
What’s that reindeer doing with menorah antlers? Retailers want inclusive holiday merchandise, but hit a few snags.
The shooting, the first attack by a Palestinian since May to result in the death of a Jewish civilian, could deepen tensions within Israel’s fragile governing coalition.
Jewish tradition prioritizes the life of the mother over the fetus. Are our voices being heard?
Security footage of the attack on Halloween night showed the man carrying a five-gallon fuel jug and a roll of toilet paper to the synagogue’s entrance, the F.B.I. said.
Thousands of relatives of the remnants of Ethiopian Jewry are waiting to be airlifted to Israel. For now, the Israeli government sees no urgency.
The comic actors talk about playing more complex roles in this Apple TV+ series about a psychiatrist who insinuates himself into the life of a needy patient.
Ad buyers will no longer be able to use topics such as health, race or sexual orientation to target people with unwanted ads on Facebook or other Meta apps.
He wrote prolifically about grief, counseled the bereaved after 9/11 and the Oklahoma City bombing and paid particular attention to children. “Grief is the price we pay for love,” he’d say.
How a new generation of Jewish leaders began to rethink their support for Israel.
In a Charlottesville courtroom, Deborah E. Lipstadt will testify to the persistence of antisemitism, and its links to present-day politics.
Three new books — Daniel Sokatch’s “Can We Talk About Israel?,” Omri Boehm’s “Haifa Republic” and Ethan Michaeli’s “Twelve Tribes” — explore various dimensions of the Jewish state.
Nothing says “New York” like a shabby shop that sells lox and bagels. But as the city’s delicatessens were threatened with extinction, a new species was unleashed.
In Mark Oppenheimer’s “Squirrel Hill,” he chronicles the aftermath of the Tree of Life shooting and how it affected the tightly knit Pittsburgh Jewish community.
A legal battle is raging over manuscripts written by the antisemitic writer Louis-Ferdinand Céline that disappeared almost eight decades ago.
Éric Zemmour, eyeing the presidency, tries to rehabilitate the wartime Vichy regime that collaborated with the Nazis as part of a campaign filled with provocations.
Two Times journalists drive the length of Israel to discover what it means to be Israeli today. They meet a kaleidoscope of people, searching for belonging but far apart on how to find it.
A symbol of slavery to some, of religious liberty to others.
A 7-year-old told her mother that she resisted a New Jersey teacher’s attempt to pull off her Muslim head covering. It spiraled from there.
Designing a show at the Jewish Museum in New York has illuminated corners of hidden history in her life, the architect says. “Edmund dug into his past. I didn’t. I couldn’t bear it.”
Many organizations are now trying to reach wider and younger audiences, and to tackle topics beyond the Holocaust.
The police and the Auschwitz Memorial are urging anyone with knowledge of the vandalism to come forward.
Many of those now eligible for reparations are Russian Jews who survived the Nazi siege of Leningrad. They will receive annual pensions of about $5,200, or 4,500 euros.
Stories about the end of diversity aren’t charming.
The subject is one of the gravest topics in art history. I came for the lost stories of Jewish collectors. Where were they?