Rome Jewish Leader Detained After Auschwitz Visit

The president of the Jewish community of Rome and a well-known Italian journalist were detained overnight by Polish police after recording an interview at the Auschwitz concentration camp.

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Leah Vincent on Prioritizing Human Dignity

Leah Vincent, author of “Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood,” discusses gender equality as an authentically Jewish value.

Cookbook Collector Savors Recipes for Living in Michigan

Jan Longone considers herself a person with ‘zero talent’ — except for cooking. So the 81-year-old Michigander has collected an amazing 25,000 pieces of food-related literature.

A Knish Tale, Wrapped in Old Newspaper

Forty-three years ago today, Gussie “Ma” Schwebel graced the front page of the Forverts after engaging in correspondence with Eleanor Roosevelt about her knishes.

Why Nancy Spielberg Made a Movie About the Israeli Air Force

Nancy Spielberg is often overshadowed by her famous brother. But the producer has an impressive string of credits to her name, including a new documentary about the Israeli Air Force.