Jewish history

Jewish characters and themes appear throughout the works of the renowned Danish storyteller.

Saul Jay Singer
Jan. 21 2022 12:01AM

Why the work of Ben Halpern resonates today.

Donna Robinson Divine
Jan. 13 2022 12:01AM

They included rabbis and sages.

Chen Malul
Jan. 5 2022 12:01AM

Shabbetai Tsvi and the last global Jewish movement until modern Zionism.

Matt Goldish
Dec. 31 2021 12:01AM

A plaque in Hebrew and Greek, ending with the word shalom.

David I. Klein
Dec. 28 2021 12:01AM

Zishe Breitbart, the “second Samson.”

Yehuda Geberer
Dec. 27 2021 12:01AM

“Our father Jacob never dies.”

Dec. 17 2021 12:01AM

In defense of the ancient writer remembered by many as a turncoat.

Steve Mason
Dec. 9 2021 12:01AM

Nicanor, commander of the elephant cavalry.

Elliot Goldberg
Dec. 2 2021 12:01AM

Meeting Maimonides and fulfilling a dream.

Princeton Geniza Lab
Nov. 18 2021 12:01AM

Sweeping the ugly parts off screen.

Rob Long
Nov. 15 2021 12:01AM

“A diamond created by the vice-like pressure of persecution.”

Razib Khan
Nov. 11 2021 12:01AM

“Thanks to Putin, there are now Ukrainian Jews,” not just Jews who happen to live in Ukraine.

David Lepeska
Oct. 27 2021 12:01AM

How the Dutch painter’s legacy, and that of modern art in general, became intertwined with the fate of European Jewry.

Matt Lebovic
Oct. 27 2021 12:01AM