Jewish history

Jews never invented the study or writing of “history,” but they did invent the idea of a beginning and an end for mankind as a whole.

Aug. 27 2018 12:01AM

Two of the 80 Jews aboard the doomed vessel.

Aug. 24 2018 12:01AM

As told by their surnames.

Alexander Beider
Aug. 20 2018 12:01AM

A brief history of Jewish history-writing reveals an abundance of partial and competing narratives, all too often missing a key ingredient.

Aug. 6 2018 12:01AM

Telltale names and positions at court.

Laurie Pearce
July 26 2018 12:01AM

A biography of the field’s founder raises questions.

Michah Gottlieb
June 25 2018 12:01AM

Zalman Shazar and Shabbetai Tsvi.

Stuart Schoffman
March 28 2018 12:01AM

The Bodleian Bowl.

Rebecca Abrams
Feb. 20 2018 12:01AM

Going out vs. looking in.

Jan. 18 2018 12:01AM

Moses Cohen and George Benjamin.

Allan Levine
Dec. 27 2017 12:01AM

The resurrection of Jerusalem, after centuries of wandering and the near-death experience of the Holocaust, eludes simple rational explanation.

Dec. 18 2017 12:01AM

What You Did Not Tell Me.

David Herman
Dec. 11 2017 12:01AM

A community that believes inclusion is the highest value ultimately stands for nothing.

Jonathan Tobin
Oct. 30 2017 12:01AM