Professor Gary P. Zola thinks that a rise in xenophobia will force American Jews do pay more attention to minority rights.
Emily Barton’s ‘Book of Esther’ journeys to the medieval kingdom of Khazaria — but even there, Jews can’t escape the rush to modernize.
During WWII, Japan refused orders from Nazi Germany to kill all its Jews. Dr. Meron Medzini explains why Japan took that approach.21
Polish-born Jewish sociologist of modernity Zygmunt Bauman has died at 91. We remember his writings about exclusion from WWII to the present day
Critic, gadfly and columnist Nat Hentoff has died at 91. We remember his contradictions and his prescient vision of Bob Dylan’s klezmer roots.3
Hannah Arendt and Stefan Zweig’s library cards have been found at France’s national library — curious providing curious insights into our past.
Jonathan Sarna, Deborah Dash Moore and other prominent Jewish historians weigh in on how we should be preparing for Donald Trump’s presidency.23
A mother’s descent into madness and the Nazi destruction of Czechoslovakia animate Mark Slouka’s gorgeous memoir, “Nobody’s Son.”
‘Silence,’ Martin Scorsese’s gut-wrenching new film about a young Jesuit priest in medieval Japan, may seem surprisingly familiar to Jewish viewers.4
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