Cease assuming the posture of defendants, the great Zionist leader Vladimir Jabotinsky urged his fellow Jews in 1911; we have nothing to apologize for.
Why certain terms having to do with the basics of life are less prone to linguistic change than others.
Can you imagine the person who bathed you and put you to bed at night tying you up one day and holding a knife to your throat?
Year after year, most of what gets served up to young Jewish readers is poorly conceived, substantively shallow, and reeking of chicken-soup nostalgia.
How anti-Zionism, and something worse, has been brought into the mainstream of the British Labor party—and seems to be there to stay.
Why are my friend’s Italian neighbors calling a house a bayta?
America paid Iran $1.7 billion in cash—funds that by law were not to be released unless and until Iran paid what it owed to American victims of its terrorism.
And what they tell us about particularism and universalism in Jewish tradition.
And how the solutions help explain the fundamental human condition.
The ancient priesthood, the Pharisees, the kabbalists, the Ḥasidim—each of these and more have made a stand in the prayer book for what they think Judaism should be.
Who or what was Azazel?
One of them learned from his mistakes, re-examined his fundamental assumptions, and changed course as necessary.
Allegedly there is no anti-Semitism in France—only Jewish “communalism.”
The method, developed by the Babylonians and kept alive by medieval Jews, is known in Hebrew as the “secret of impregnation.”