In Daniel Boyarin’s view, for Jews to keep others safe is the ethical thing, whereas for Jews to keep themselves safe is the “racist” thing.
“A diamond created by the vice-like pressure of persecution.”
Starting with education.
The Chmielnicki uprising left thousands of Jews dead, and changed intercommunal dynamics.
A new book explores the Diaspora’s perennial question.
Jewish vulnerability and Jewish heroism.
A new exegesis and its flaws.
The Purims of Egypt and Carpentras.
I was reproached for questioning whether Jews should be creating new communities in places from which they were cleansed. Let me explain.
A ghetto in the jungle?
“This odious bombing was aimed at striking Jews who were going to the synagogue, and it hit innocent French people.”
What this intrepid journalist learned from the pious Jews of Djerba, what it’s like to pray in a synagogue with Tehran’s remaining Jewish community, and more.
A forgotten but undeniably Jewish, book.
Cutting out one’s tongue is no way to repent for slander.