History & Ideas

How Barry Dov Schwartz snuck into a Nazi conference.

Jordan Hiller
April 27 2017 12:01AM

Innuendo and guilt-by-association haven’t proved a Trump adviser to be a Nazi.

April 27 2017 12:01AM

A unique artifact.

Ilan Ben Zion
April 27 2017 12:01AM

And afterward.

Richard Hurowitz
April 26 2017 12:01AM

Contrary to a Times column, the reason people say “he’s Jewish” rather than “he’s a Jew” has nothing to do with anti-Semitism. It’s just a quirk of grammar, and it’s not unique to Jews.

April 26 2017 12:01AM

Amsterdam’s Biblioteca Ets Haim.

Atlas Obscura
April 25 2017 12:01AM

From Ḥasidism to Marxism.

Adam Kirsch
April 24 2017 12:01AM

Mutual ideological admiration.

Joel Fishman
April 24 2017 12:01AM

A manifesto for Jewish conservatism.

Eric Cohen and Aylana Meisel
April 19 2017 12:01AM

The futurist campaign against mortality.

Joseph Bottum
April 19 2017 12:01AM

For them, religion was about more than the individual.

Ronnie Perelis
April 13 2017 12:01AM

When people find out that I teach Hebrew literature, they invariably remark, “Oh, you must be fluent.” I’ve now been working hard at it for many decades, and I’m still not there.

April 13 2017 12:01AM

A communal, and often political, ritual that was commonplace for a few decades.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
April 6 2017 12:01AM