American Jewish History

The New York City mayor made the enemies of Jews, and of the Jewish state, his own.

Feb. 1 2023 12:01AM

What the diaries of Reconstructionism’s founder reveal.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
Jan. 24 2023 12:01AM

A closer look at the movement’s birth.

Theodore Kupfer
Dec. 6 2022 12:01AM

The story of the nation’s third Jewish Supreme Court justice.

Andrew Porwancher and Taylor Jipp
Dec. 1 2022 12:01AM

The borough was once 49-percent Jewish.

Julia Gergely
Nov. 18 2022 12:01AM

“The proper thing to do was to make him ridiculous.”

Dovi Safier and Yehuda Geberer
Nov. 4 2022 12:01AM

U.S. Grant, Chester Arthur, and Yom Kippur.

Oct. 6 2022 12:01AM

AT&T replaced men’s furnishing and a vape shop resides where a kosher butcher once stood.

Julia Gergely and S.
Sept. 12 2022 12:01AM

There were an estimated 3,000 Jewish delis in New York City in the 1930s; now there are just a few dozen.

Adam Nagourney
Aug. 12 2022 12:01AM

A virtual tour.

Michelle Margolis
July 21 2022 12:01AM

“I should like to visit Jerusalem sometime.”

July 1 2022 12:01AM