“The state was built largely thanks to the support of the Jewish Diaspora,” says Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister. “Today, we’ve forgotten just how much.” (Interview. . .
Why Israel is the foundation upon which the house of Jewish culture can be most safely built.
A new-old paradigm is taking hold in Israel: a secularism based on a renewed embrace of Judaism.
In his new history, Simon Schama proposes that words themselves form the focus of Jewish self-understanding—a suggestive thesis, but why does he miss so many glaring instances?
The foundational text of rabbinic Judaism, the Talmud has sustained Jews through exile and persecution for two thousand years. (Audio)
In Catalonia, Spain, the scene of centuries of Jewish hopes and achievement, a student of Jewish history is beset by a torrent of emotions. (1981)