Eat, Drink + Think

The Liqueur-Making Jews of Curacao

The oldest continually active Jewish congregation in the Americas? Hint: Check your margarita glass.

Palestinian Man Approaching Gaza Fence Shot by IDF Troops

Israeli troops shot a Palestinian man in northern Gaza, killing him, Palestinian officials said.

Reinserting Women into the Holocaust Narrative

A new exhibit at the American Jewish Historical Society probes the uniquely harrowing — and heroic — stories of women during the Holocaust.

Benevolent Powerhouse: Rebecca Gratz was the FHBS’s first secretary.

How America's Oldest Jewish Charity Stays on No-Frills Path

For 195 years, the Female Hebrew Benevolent Society has been helping women. Here’s its recipe for success.

Food, Sex and Giving to Charity

Why do we give to charity or run in fundraising marathons? Science has some answers — and they start in the same part of the brain that triggers good feelings from eating and sex.

S. An-sky himself

Looking for S. An-sky’s Papers, I Found Historical Gems Lost to Decay

Amie Ferris-Rotman traveled to Kiev searching for S. An-sky’s papers. What she found was crumbling evidence of Jews at the cultural heart of the Russian Empire.