American Jews

The eminent writer joins us to reveal the Jewish dimensions of her latest book.

Aug. 13 2021 12:01AM

Daniel Gordis argued in this 2019 conversation that Israeli and American Jews are fundamentally divided. With a new government now in place, has he been proven correct?

July 16 2021 12:01AM

We’re living in a period of disintegration in which the cultural and political bedrock is shifting beneath us. How should a magazine like Mosaic meet this moment?

June 4 2021 12:29AM

In 1977, a Jewish director of the ACLU famously agreed to defend the rights of neo-Nazis in Illinois to demonstrate in public. Would the same thing happen today—and should it?

April 5 2021 12:01AM

I just wrote a book about new fundamentalisms with the university’s much-loved Jewish president. Now one of those fundamentalisms, aided by its Jewish exponents, is coming for him.

Oct. 28 2020 12:02AM

Most American Jews no longer vote in a way that sets them apart from non-Jews. But a growing subsection stands out.

July 21 2020 12:01AM

Houdini’s was the prototypically self-made American tale. But even while turning himself into the world’s greatest breaker of constraints, he remained a proudly identified Jew.

March 17 2020 12:01AM

Does Jewish morality require Israel to leave the West Bank?

Nov. 7 2019 12:01AM

The Jewish writer who became America’s most decorated novelist spent his early years prodding the nation’s soul. Then, sensing danger to it, he took up the role of guardian.

Oct. 7 2019 12:01AM

With the recent death of the unrepentant spy, his story, along with that of other American Jews steeped in Communism, can finally be told.

June 3 2019 12:01AM

Of course violent attacks on ḥasidic Jews are anti-Semitic.

Abe Greenwald
Dec. 10 2018 12:01AM

Long-festering strains between the world’s two largest communities jeopardize the prospects of a shared Jewish future. Here’s a way forward.

July 9 2018 12:01AM

The Warner brothers.

Linda Tucker
Nov. 30 2017 12:01AM

Evangelicals, Israel, and American Jewish politics.

July 5 2017 12:01AM