History & Ideas

A Hebrew inscription, an old synagogue, and a prophet’s tomb.

Seth Frantzman and Omar Mohammed
July 16 2018 12:01AM

“The greatest guardian” of Holocaust memory.

July 13 2018 12:01AM

A tale of two paintings and one city.

July 12 2018 12:01AM

A constant presence in his own movie.

Henry Gonshak
July 11 2018 12:01AM

The biblical spies in Ḥuqoq.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
July 11 2018 12:01AM

The hidden roots of the Yiddish-American expression “to shep nakhes.

July 11 2018 12:01AM

Mimicking the totalitarian habit of rewriting the past.

Arch Puddington
July 10 2018 12:01AM

And the priestly blessing.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
July 9 2018 12:01AM

Jews of the Silk Road.

Aram Yardumian
July 9 2018 12:01AM

The persecution and expulsion of Jews from Arab lands.

July 6 2018 12:01AM

To coincide with the Jews’ readmission to Spain.

Janine Stein
July 6 2018 12:01AM

Breaking arms, legs, and ribs.

Robert Rockaway
July 5 2018 12:01AM

Hobbyhorses of the left and right.

Andrei Markovits and Heiko Beyer
July 3 2018 12:01AM

A sign that rebels knew their fate was sealed?

Yori Yalon
July 3 2018 12:01AM