Experts can combat polio with sensitivity.
His book “The Provincials” mixed memoir, travelogue and history to tell the story of a culture that many people never knew existed.
In an underground reservoir built 1,233 years ago in a city that saw sectarian riots last year, visitors hear a beguiling musical composition that combines Arab love songs with Hebrew poetry.
For years, Vladimir Putin worked to rebuild ties to Russia’s Jews, but the new move against a Jewish nonprofit has raised questions.
“I’ll Have What She’s Having,” a traveling exhibit on the Jewish delicatessen, looks back at a vibrant institution fueled by immigration and irresistible food.
A primary on Tuesday in suburban Maryland is the latest where pro-Israel groups have stepped in to try to defeat a candidate who doesn’t conform to their views.
Long before Frank Oz brought many Muppets to life, his father, an amateur Dutch puppeteer, made a Hitler marionette as an act of defiance. He buried it during the war.
Intended from the start as an oasis, the suburb is struggling to comprehend its new identity as the latest site of a mass shooting
Things worth fighting for on the Fourth of July.
Three decades ago, Jewish lawmakers made up just over half of New York City’s House delegation. Now there is one: Jerrold Nadler, who faces a tough primary battle.
For centuries after the expulsion from Spain, Morocco’s Sephardic Jewish women sang of love, loss and identity. Now, they’re almost all gone.
A South Florida congregation said that under Jewish law, abortion “is required if necessary to protect the health, mental or physical well-being” of a pregnant woman.
The Florida governor who signed the so-called Don’t Say Gay bill is scheduled to speak at a site long connected to the gay rights movement.
David Kertzer has spent decades excavating the Vatican’s hidden history, with his work winning a Pulitzer and capturing Hollywood’s attention. A new book examines Pope Pius XII’s role in the Holocaust.
Descendants of soldiers are holding rededication ceremonies in Europe to honor their ancestors’ Jewish heritage.
Élisabeth Borne’s father, a World War II resistance member and a Holocaust survivor, killed himself when she was 11, an experience she has rarely discussed in detail.
After another massacre, readers urge not only gun control but also addressing domestic terrorism. Also: A Covid death; lawmakers need to govern; Republican contortions.
Good performers are able to find a way to portray people who are not like themselves.
The Florida governor received a last-minute invitation to appear at a conference at a prominent Jewish museum in New York City. Then the whole thing fell apart.
An $11 million project is underway to restore three decaying synagogues and preserve the city’s history of harboring European Jews.
A Jewish settler group is promoting projects that opponents say will change the delicate historic, religious and political balance in highly symbolic areas around Jerusalem’s Old City.
I like my religion inscrutable.
The worldwide growth of a social crisis.
Ordered to win fights or be put to death, Harry Haft, the subject of a new film, was haunted by the fates of his opponents.
The increasing openness of Jewish life in the Persian Gulf emirate of Dubai is another sign of an emerging new reality in the Middle East, where Israel’s isolation by the Arab world is ebbing.
The skirmishes between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Aqsa Mosque, known to Jews as Temple Mount, are laden with national and religious symbolism.
When we see others as the sum of their past beliefs and actions, nothing added, subtracted or transformed, forgiveness and redemption become impossible.
The flare-up followed a rise in tensions over holy places in Jerusalem and a deadly wave of Arab attacks in Israel, answered by a lethal Israeli crackdown in the occupied West Bank.
In a country that is celebrated for its culture of reckoning and remembrance, the richest families are often an exception.
In its Old City, a Christian, a Jew and a Muslim marked Easter, Passover and Ramadan. To some, it’s a “symphony.” To others, a reminder of division.
Jerry Z. Muller’s “Professor of Apocalypse” tells the story of Jacob Taubes, who is largely forgotten today but was at the center of intellectual life after the war.
Readers urge stronger measures. Also: Past and present in Europe; the Kushner deal; dealing with anxiety; a school challenge; a revealing quiz.
Why would we emulate such terrible behavior?
When even Elijah has a seat at the table … but you don’t.
For decades, museums presented Israeli art as a companion to the country’s history. The Tel Aviv Museum of Art breaks away from that approach — with surprising results.
The Exodus is a dangerous story of liberation. Let’s learn from it.
Israel has expressed solidarity with Ukraine but avoided direct criticism of Russia, raising questions about Russian-Israeli businessmen close to the Kremlin.
Four recent deadly attacks have highlighted Palestinian anger over vanishing prospects of a Palestinian state, but the assailants’ diverse backgrounds have left many questions unanswered.
A new exhibition at the country’s national history museum examines the strong feelings stirred by its most famous 19th-century composer.
Idit Silman, the de facto government whip, left the coalition, depriving the government of a parliamentary majority. But her move does not mean the opposition can win a vote of no confidence, at least for now.
Black American Jews say they are seeking ways to bring their full identity to the symbolic food of the Passover meal.
Newly surfaced video shows the man, who was hit by a tram in February, fleeing an assault. It has fueled suspicions of an antisemitic motive days before France’s presidential vote.
Sergei Loznitsa’s new documentary, about the mass murder of Ukrainian Jews in 1941, arrives in theaters with a grim context of its own.
She was not quite 11 when train convoys organized by a London stockbroker carried her and hundreds of other Jewish children from Czechoslovakia on the eve of World War II.
Most Ukrainians seeking refuge in Israel are non-Jews. Some Israelis see a moral imperative to take them in, but others see a threat to the country’s Jewish character.
The move came after five historians called into question the findings of the book, in which a “cold case” team sought to answer a long-running mystery.
The new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, which tried to present an inclusive history of film, overlooked the role Jewish immigrants played in creating the industry.
Hundreds of thousands of Israelis shut down large parts of central Israel to attend the funeral of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, an influential spiritual leader.
He initially insisted, “Canceling Torah study is more dangerous than the coronavirus.” But he had a change of heart, even before testing positive.
The language of Russia’s invasion has been dominated by the word “Nazi” — a puzzling assertion about a country whose leader is Jewish.