By 1944, a majority of Americans were willing to take in European Jewish refugees.
Casting new light on a well-known talmudic passage.
To the great Hebrew writer S.Y. Agnon, balance is all—and imbalance, as in the novel Only Yesterday, a devastating calamity.
Were the Hasmoneans really outnumbered?
Excavations in Ethiopia may shed some light on the biblical story.
Marion and Celia Moss, poets “of the Hebrew nation.”
A 6th-century-BCE record of purchasing a slave.
A Moses who led thousands to the promised land.
Identity politics, religion, and Francis Fukuyama.
For Herzl, Zionism was not merely about providing an escape from anti-Semitism.
The Kindertransport left parents to die.
A report from an Assyrian Christian.
And made possible his mother and brother’s immigration to England.