'The King' and Us

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein are the Jewish kings of the American musical. How could they have been so shockingly insensitive — even racist — in their epic ‘The King and I’?


Counting on Barley

In ancient times, the grain harvest lasted seven weeks, beginning with the harvesting of the barley during Passover and ending with the harvesting of the wheat at Shavuot.


How Abraham Lincoln Became America's Moses

Harold Holzer helped assemble ‘Lincoln and the Jews,’ a new exhibit at the New York Historical Society. He talks about Lincoln’s unusual affinity for a tiny American minority.


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Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her second bid for the White House.

10,000 Join Hungary March of the Living

Thousands came out for the the March of the Living in Budapest, where World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder reminded the Hungarian government to speak out against anti-Semitism.

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