Meet Hyam Plutzik, the poet who wrote a major work—and then disappeared.
An ambitious, new three-volume work attempts to tell the story of New York's Jews from the days of Peter Stuyvesant to the present.
In 1911, David Ben-Gurion spent several months in Salonica and declared that it was "the only Jewish labor city in the world." Now, because of an open-minded mayor and his nationalist opponents, this formerly Jewish city is experiencing a peculiar mix of Jewish memory and anti-Semitism.
Letters from Henry Kissinger and other readers.
Stoicism and the human heart.
An insider account reveals how personal relationships and rivalries often shape Washington's foreign policy.
Andy Statman started out as an unlikely prodigy: a New York Jewish kid playing bluegrass on the mandolin.
Sigmund Freud loved Jewish jokes and for many years collected material for the study that would appear in 1905 as Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious. An excerpt from Ruth Wisse's new book No Joke: Making Jewish Humor.
Talya Fishman and Haym Soloveitchik exchange words on the tosafists.
Solomon Schechter is remembered as the founder of Conservative Judaism—but who are his religious heirs?