A new exhibit at the American Jewish Historical Society probes the uniquely harrowing — and heroic — stories of women during the Holocaust.
For 195 years, the Female Hebrew Benevolent Society has been helping women. Here’s its recipe for success.
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.
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.
Jews make up just .2% of Louisiana’s population. But the community boasts the first Mardi Gras king, a Hurricane Katrina hero and even a town named Kaplan.