A new book gives reason to reflect on the little-known story of the Jewish teenager who assassinated a German diplomat in 1938, an act that served as the pretext for Kristallnacht.
Not packaged, not square, not oven-baked: that’s what it wasn’t. But what it was and where the name for it comes from is still something of a mystery.
A story told by ancient bits of clay.
What happened to the 470,000 Jews who lived there?
Nathan-Melekh, servant of King Josiah.
The author of Mosaic’s March 2019 essay stops by the studio to discuss and debate his argument about immigration.
Evidence of one of the city’s golden ages.
The Hexapla in the Genizah.
An 11th-century talmudic encyclopedia.
Contention was so much a part of modern Yiddish culture that, in any study of that culture, it was all but taken for granted.
Thanks to the new Beit Shemesh highway.
Warder Cresson/ Michael Boaz Israel ben Avraham.