The Jewish World

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

Now that Americans can easily visit the “Latin paradise,” I jumped at the opportunity to see first-hand the reality of life for its few remaining Jews. It isn’t pretty.

May 11 2017 12:35AM

The situation for Jews in Russia is far from ideal. But where is it ideal?

March 13 2017 12:01AM