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