Portland Finds Trendy New Jewish World in the East

Until recently, Jo Borkan was thinking about leaving Portland. Now she is part of a Jewish revival on the city’s trendy east side.


Hungary Holocaust Museum Gives Collaborators a Free Pass

Hungarian Jewish leaders are criticizing a new Holocaust museum under construction in Budapest for omitting the culpability of Hungarians in the attempted genocide of the Jews.

2 Pre-World War II Polish Torah Scrolls Restored

The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland will save two pre-World War II Torah scrolls using a grant received from the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland.

This Kid Just Won the Bar Mitzvah Video Wars

Move over Sam Horowitz — we’ve found the new king of bar mitzvah videos. John Legend, Pharrell. This one’s got it all. Stick around to the end. You won’t be disappointed.


How the Golem Got His Groove Back

Gustav Meyrink’s novel ‘Der Golem’ made the Jewish Frankenstein a household name. A century later, authors and readers are still conflicted about literary value.

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