American Jewish History

Fredericka “Marm” Mandelbaum.

Allan Levine
May 22 2023 12:01AM

When Heinz baked beans got an “OU.”

Justin Vellucci
May 2 2023 12:01AM

Ben Ferencz, in memoriam.

Emily Langer
April 11 2023 12:01AM

The “haggadah in a new dress.”

Jenna Weissman Joselit
April 5 2023 12:01AM

Lorenzo Da Ponte, librettist.

Robert Marshall
March 17 2023 12:01AM

In a story about victims and villains, there is no room for Jewish heroes.

Tal Fortgang
March 16 2023 12:01AM

The game that once brought Jews closer to America is now bringing American Jews closer to Judaism.

Elli Wohlgelernter
March 8 2023 12:01AM

Purim in Yungvarg, 1948.

Rokhl Kafrissen
March 3 2023 12:01AM

Having your cake and eating it too.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
Feb. 23 2023 12:01AM

The truth is stranger than the legend.

Andrew Silow-Carroll
Feb. 10 2023 12:01AM

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