An Indian-Jewish Homecoming at NYC’s Haldi

With delight and just a dash of guilt, Sigal Samuel experiences the spicy tastes of her childhood at Haldi, a new Indian-Jewish Curry Hill eatery.

Answering the Plea for Help

Sometime in December, nurse Sara Back will join one of the emergency units treating Ebola patients. She explains why that’s the right Jewish thing to do.

Israel Names Lebanon Veteran as New Military Chief

Israel on Saturday announced the appointment of a new chief of staff of its armed forces, Major-General Gadi Eisenkot, who has spent much of his operational career confronting Hezbollah guerrillas in southern Lebanon.

17th Century Man: Petrus Cunaeus proposed that the political organization of ancient Israel could be a model for contemporary European politics.

Could Spoken Language Be the Key to Unification?

What if Israel wasn’t a Jewish state but a Hebrew state? Having one common language might help forge one Israeli identity — but not without some problems.

The Physicists: Werner Heisenberg (left) led Germany’s nuclear program, while Danish physicist Niels Bohr (right) escaped the Nazis.

Physicists of Two Masters

When Nazis removed Jewish scientists from their posts, Nobel Prize winners Werner Heisenberg and Max Planck did little to defend their colleagues. A new book asks why.