One-hundred years ago, over a lunch, the internationalization of Jerusalem became irrelevant—and it remains so.
“This now is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh” and other remarkable Hebraisms in the English tongue.
“I em verry heppy to mit you end yourr femily in yourr hawm.”
My grandfather, who survived five Nazi camps, built in their shadow a life that consisted above all of children and grandchildren. The same is demanded of us all.
The convoluted story of jeroboams, rehoboams, methuselahs, and more.
It’s because of demons.
Israeli film used to be almost exclusively—and aggressively—secular. With the rise of the ultra-Orthodox director Rama Burshtein and others, that’s changing.
Friends, but never close, our paths intersected and then diverged, until this past September, when I connected with Leonard for the last time.
There’s a lot in this name.
Looking back at the founding moments of the state of Israel with the father of the current prime minister.
A linguistic investigation prompted by a meal in Rome of carciofi alla giudia.
Furious and extreme proposals in response to two Israeli government decisions are ill-reasoned and immature.
What the story of General Mills’ newly gluten-free cereal tells us about the food we eat—and don’t—at Passover.
Translated into English for the first time, The Wandering Jew Has Arrived captures the breadth of Jewish life from London to Eastern Europe to Palestine just before it all changed.