French immigrants walk past a real estate office in coastal city of Netanya.

French Immigrants Find Peace of Mind in Israel — But 'Ou Est Le Fromage'?

At a busy supermarket in Jerusalem a smartly dressed woman, recently arrived in Israel, was stopping shoppers to ask if anyone spoke French. Having found a candidate, her first question was: “Where’s the cheese counter?”


Anti-Semitic Incidents Double in France

Last year saw a doubling of anti-Semitic incidents recorded in France, and a 60 percent increase Belgium.


Americans Try Snacking While Sabra

Chocolate bars filled with Pop Rocks? Falafel-flavored crunchies? In a new Buzzfeed video, Americans sample Israeli snacks and find out just what we’re missing.

Fairytale Journey: Miranda Mouillot chronicles her grandparents’ lost love.

Granddaughters of the Shoah

A new genre of Holocaust memoirs, told by grandchildren of survivors, poses a new dilemma to the authors: the limits of their knowledge and memory.


An Outsider Among Montreal's Hasidim

Maxime Giroux’s sublime film ‘Felix and Meira,’ takes place in Montreal’s Mile End neighborhood, where Hasidim and hipsters coexist without actually engaging.