Eating herring in Oxford.
Are American Jews up to the task?
Niuta Teitelbaum—and many others.
The case of Pauline Wengeroff.
And does it have religious significance?
The mystery of the Khazars.
A more compelling explanation than handwashing or Passover cleaning.
Emancipation terminable and interminable.
Esther Safran Foer wants you to know she’s still here, and doing great.
“You have robbed yourself of time and us—our health!”
Bar Kokhba in history and archaeology.
From Ottoman officials to Bahraini ambassadors.
The plague in Padua.
Remnants of a medieval community.