Looking back from the 21st century on an etymological decision from the 19th century, let us utter an “alas.”
Even though it takes liberties rendering the original text, a new Danish Bible breaks from anti-Semitic Christian replacement theology in a far clearer way than ever before.
A famous and sorely misunderstood painting of Napoleon touching plague victims in Palestine illuminates the current moment.
What a rational optimist writing in the 1980s thought the Jewish world could look like in the year 2200.
Once home to a thriving community of Jewish students, today the U.S.-accredited university effectively bars Israelis from applying.
An Italian Yiddish was never in the cards, as the case of “Judeo-Mantuan” makes clear, because Jews were more closely integrated into Italian society than they were in Eastern Europe.
The women’s self-recorded experiences are utterly disparate, but both offer a potent antidote to any sentimental nostalgia for life in the age of Sholom Aleichem.