History & Ideas

The land given to the Israelites provided ample space for crops and livestock, but there was a catch: the water doesn’t come for free.

Sept. 28 2018 12:01AM

A ḥasidic Zionist pioneer’s remarkable life.

Pini Dunner
Sept. 27 2018 12:01AM

The Zionist Ideas and Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor.

Sept. 26 2018 12:01AM

Among the unbelievers.

Gary Saul Morson
Sept. 26 2018 12:01AM

A brief history of the etrog.

Rachel Scheinerman
Sept. 21 2018 12:01AM

A Russian Jew and an Indian Zoroastrian.

Sara Molaie
Sept. 20 2018 12:01AM

*What worship service did the great diarist Samuel Pepys actually witness?

Sept. 20 2018 12:01AM

Jews were neither xenophobes nor perpetual victims.

Erich Gruen
Sept. 17 2018 12:01AM

The twilight of the once-great communities of the Silk Road.

Armin Rosen
Sept. 17 2018 12:01AM

And the remote crypto-Jewish community that persisted into the 20th century.

Henry Abramson
Sept. 13 2018 12:01AM

The Worms mahzor.

Ilan Ben-Zion
Sept. 12 2018 12:01AM

Evidence of a bustling Hellenistic metropolis.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Sept. 7 2018 12:01AM

An impressive work of scholarship with a glaring omission.

Michael Rubin
Sept. 4 2018 12:01AM

As told by recently unclassified documents.

Robert Philpot
Sept. 4 2018 12:01AM