The Jewish story of redemption doesn’t just involve enduring suffering, but actually imposes obligations.
The Israeli writer joined us last week to talk about growing up in the aftermath of the Holocaust, and the movie made about him and his father.
The author of an attention-grabbing new book explores the world’s fascination with dead Jews and its indifference to living ones.
With its new Yiddish course, the language-learning app Duolingo sparked major disagreements over Jewish identity. One of the course developers joins us to discuss what happened.
Contrary to a Times column, the reason people say “he’s Jewish” rather than “he’s a Jew” has nothing to do with anti-Semitism. It’s just a quirk of grammar, and it’s not unique to Jews.
Thoughts from A.I. Kook
Deborah Dash Moore, the author of numerous books on the history of American Jewry, talks about her research on the Jews of New York and. . .
Programs of Jewish studies in colleges and universities have added greatly to the possibilities for Jewish self-understanding. But they offer no sure pathway to Jewish identity.
Not everything depends on us Israelis; but much does.
Have Israeli Jews really lost their self-confident, forward-looking spirit?
The Purim story, with appearances by Ronald Reagan and Rodgers & Hammerstein.
A reply to my respondents.
Sam Schulman is wrong; same-sex marriage is simple, sacred, and very Jewish indeed
Or is it more similar to Christian marriage than Sam Schulman suggests?