Ashkenazi Jewry

Contrary to the claims of some historians, discrimination against Mizrahi Jews in 1950s Israel was real and no myth. What’s a myth? That 1950s Israel. . .

Seth J. Frantzman
Aug. 22 2013 12:00AM

In the monumental three-volume Language and Culture Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry, Mikhl Herzog lovingly attended to the minutiae, and to the living heart, of Yiddish-speaking Jewry.

Benjamin Ivry
July 5 2013 12:00AM

Should the 19th-century Jewish Enlightenment be understood instead as the Romantic movement in Judaism? The evidence is underwhelming.

Daniel B. Schwartz
July 5 2013 12:00AM