The Jewish World

The majority of Israeli Jews, Lyn Julius points out in her book Uprooted, are not new to the Middle East—they were moved from one part of it to another.

Feb. 26 2020 12:01AM

A visit with an imam and a rabbi who together are attempting the impossible in Sweden’s most notoriously anti-Semitic city.

Jan. 21 2020 12:01AM

There’s an argument for leniency particularly in Israel, where the surrounding society naturally facilitates some form of ritual observance on the part of would-be Jews.

Nov. 18 2019 12:01AM

It’s all very well to be excited by the prospect of millions of new Jews. It’s something else to grasp that each already has a life that stands to be changed forever.

Nov. 11 2019 12:01AM

Unprecedented numbers of individuals with some historical connection to the Jewish people are seeking closer contact with it, and many are aspiring to join it.

Nov. 4 2019 12:01AM

The continued cover-up and obstruction of justice make it a potential future horror as well, and Buenos Aires is still at risk.

Sept. 3 2019 12:01AM

“This odious bombing was aimed at striking Jews who were going to the synagogue, and it hit innocent French people.”

Aug. 19 2019 12:51AM

Nigerian authorities are starting to target the country’s Jews.

Orji Sunday
Aug. 6 2019 12:01AM

A personal look at the 25 years that have passed since the bombing of an Argentine Jewish center that killed 85 people, with no progress toward justice.

Aug. 5 2019 12:01AM

A new book forthrightly stares the various brands of French anti-Semitism in the face. Whether the author succeeds in placing them in their proper context is another question.

July 1 2019 12:01AM

What this intrepid journalist learned from the pious Jews of Djerba, what it’s like to pray in a synagogue with Tehran’s remaining Jewish community, and more.

June 6 2019 12:01AM

How a young man from a village in northeast India, convinced of his hidden Jewish roots, moved his family to Israel, became an Orthodox rabbi, and turned into a national hero.

Hillel Halkin, Shlomo Gangte and Yemimah Gangte
May 14 2019 12:05AM

The origins of two strange names for French villages that are now suburbs of Paris.

May 30 2018 12:01AM

A new book portrays a community of enduring faith and proudly distinct character dating back to pre-Roman times: a remarkable Jewish path through time.

April 26 2018 12:01AM