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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
Socialism and the Jews: A Brief History

Socialism and the Jews: A Brief History

Socialism, so recently considered over and done with, is now back. What does it mean for the Jews?

April 29 2019 12:57AM
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
All Diversities But One: Why American Universities Put Religion Aside

All Diversities But One: Why American Universities Put Religion Aside

Diversity has become a prime goal in the world of higher education. How did religious diversity get left out of the mix?

Aug. 18 2021 12:01AM
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
Why, Despite Good Intentions, Ken Burns’s "The U.S. and the Holocaust" Fails

Why, Despite Good Intentions, Ken Burns’s "The U.S. and the Holocaust" Fails

Focusing on America’s failures to save more Jews in the Holocaust unintentionally strengthens the forces that would threaten Jews today. Here’s how.

Oct. 13 2022 12:01AM
Israel Is Too Reliant on Its Start-Up Economy

Israel Is Too Reliant on Its Start-Up Economy

The pandemic has revealed a weakness at the heart of Israel’s economy: it’s been so focused on developing its technology sector that more traditional industries are languishing.

March 21 2022 12:01AM
New York State vs. the Yeshivas

New York State vs. the Yeshivas

Those who defend ḥasidic yeshivas against increasing state regulation have conjured up an unrecognizable fairy-tale world. But the arguments of the state’s defenders are even worse.

Oct. 25 2021 12:52AM
Will Europe Ban Circumcision?

Will Europe Ban Circumcision?

The question sounds absurd, but anti-circumcision activists are winning legal and policy victories—and overturning the definition of freedom of religion in the process.

Aug. 29 2018 12:01AM
How the Left Turned Against Israel

How the Left Turned Against Israel

In 1948, the nascent state enjoyed political support from almost the entire global left. A new book by a member of today’s left takes a close look at how and why that changed.

July 23 2019 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