Jewish history

The martyrs of York—and what came next.

Rosa Doherty
Aug. 24 2023 12:01AM

And its great soldier, stateman, poet, and rabbi.

Peter Cole
Aug. 23 2023 12:01AM

The author took a recent journey to a Soviet mass gravesite where his great-grandfather is buried, and speaks about how it helped him understand Jewish and Soviet history.

Aug. 18 2023 12:01AM

The 9th-century siddur from which all others descend.

Yosef Lindell
Aug. 17 2023 12:01AM

“Tell us about yourself.”

Richard Kagan
Aug. 16 2023 12:01AM

The historian behind the movie Defiance.

Richard Sandomir
Aug. 14 2023 12:01AM

Sephardim were the first non-African group to adopt the local creole.

Dor Shabashewitz
July 10 2023 12:01AM

Stock up on flour and oil!

Susan Einbinder
July 6 2023 12:01AM

Moshe David Gaon.

Yoel Finkelman
June 12 2023 12:00AM

Where others saw contradiction, the author of Ḥatam Sofer saw synthesis.

Maoz Kahana
June 8 2023 12:01AM

And a Portuguese return to Judaism.

Laurence Julius
May 31 2023 12:01AM

The Convert tells of a French noblewoman who fell in love with a rabbi’s son.

Mose Apelblat
May 19 2023 12:01AM

Rare documentation of a community destroyed by the Mongol horde.

Yitzhak Tesler
May 18 2023 12:01AM