Was the Vilna Gaon a great defender of tradition or a radical modernizer?
A new exhibit explores the vanished world and unseen photographs of Roman Vishniac.
The Haggadah of China's Kaifeng Jews is not all that dissimilar from your Maxwell House version—but it speaks volumes about the community that produced it.
Anita Shapira's new book raises the bar for short histories of Israel.
Yoram Hazony responds to Jon D. Levenson's critique of his book. Levenson replies.
Jews, Muslims, and Christians all revere Abraham. But is it the same Abraham?
English philo-Semitism, in fiction and reality.
A nugget of philosophical diplomacy.
The Living Language, Hefker Hasidim, Exodus on a Banana Boat?
A look inside the making of Art Spiegelman's classic graphic novel about the Holocaust.