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The Soviet Jews Who Risked Persecution for the Sake of Matzah

The Soviet Jews Who Risked Persecution for the Sake of Matzah

Lugging suitcases or large woven bags—anything big enough to hold a carton of matzah without raising suspicion—tens of thousands made their way to underground bakeries.

April 28 2016 12:01AM
The Gematria of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
May 25 2016 12:01AM
Time for Swedish Jews to Leave?

Time for Swedish Jews to Leave?

When we ask for guarantees of our safety, we’re met with speeches and calls for patience. This is not living.

March 18 2015 12:01AM
The Unusual Relationship Between Abraham Lincoln and the Jews

The Unusual Relationship Between Abraham Lincoln and the Jews

As a powerful new exhibit shows, the 16th president felt a close connection to the Jewish people. Why?

April 1 2015 12:01AM
What Life Is Like for Jews in Cuba

What Life Is Like for Jews in Cuba

Now that Americans can easily visit the “Latin paradise,” I jumped at the opportunity to see first-hand the reality of life for its few remaining Jews. It isn’t pretty.

May 11 2017 12:35AM
How Israel Got Taken

How Israel Got Taken

The new memoir by Michael Oren, Israel’s former ambassador to Washington, tells all—except for one thing.

July 1 2015 12:01AM
Best Books of the Year, as Selected by Mosaic Authors

Best Books of the Year, as Selected by Mosaic Authors

Spy games, catch-67s, lionesses, smugglers, patriots, setting suns, and more.

Dec. 27 2017 12:01AM
No Apologies: How to Respond to Slander of Israel and Jews

No Apologies: How to Respond to Slander of Israel and Jews

Cease assuming the posture of defendants, the great Zionist leader Vladimir Jabotinsky urged his fellow Jews in 1911; we have nothing to apologize for.

Nov. 28 2016 12:01AM
Why Are These Cheerios Different from All Other Cheerios?

Why Are These Cheerios Different from All Other Cheerios?

What the story of General Mills’ newly gluten-free cereal tells us about the food we eat—and don’t—at Passover.

April 21 2016 12:01AM
A Romanian Jew's Private Judgment of a World Bent on Condemning Him

A Romanian Jew's Private Judgment of a World Bent on Condemning Him

In brilliantly charting the psychological effects of anti-Semitism on both its perpetrators and its victims, a newly translated 1934 novel outdoes even such master analysts as Freud and Proust.

Oct. 18 2017 12:01AM
Rembrandt's Great Jewish Painting

Rembrandt's Great Jewish Painting

Not only strikingly beautiful, his painting of Moses holding the Ten Commandments also happens to be one of the most authentically Jewish works of art ever created.

June 10 2016 12:01AM
Who Was Aharon Lichtenstein?

Who Was Aharon Lichtenstein?

Remembering the extraordinary rabbi who received Israel’s highest honor.

April 30 2014 4:00PM
With the Death of Bernard Lewis, the Age of Academic Giants Has Come to an End

With the Death of Bernard Lewis, the Age of Academic Giants Has Come to an End

Professional study of Middle East history now belongs to incompetents and political agitators.

June 6 2018 12:01AM