A cache of letters written by Tchaikovsky reveals some startling bigotry. But were his views as offensive as Richard Wagner’s?
Donald Trump will be sworn in using Lincoln’s Bible and his own family Bible. Is he consciously echoing Barack Obama’s approach or trying to subvert it?3
A captivating new exhibit in Israel shows how paper and ink reveal commonalities between Jewish and Islamic cultures.5
“Les Parisiennes,” by Anne Sebba, tells the story of the difficult choices women faced under the Nazi occupation.
Veteran comedy writer Sybil Sage (“The Bob Newhart Show,” “Mary Tyler Moore”) declares her presidential candidacy and asks us, “What do we have to lose?”4
Jenna Weissman Joselit looks back at 16 years of celebrating the wonders of Jewish America for the Forward.
Professor Gary P. Zola thinks that a rise in xenophobia will force American Jews do pay more attention to minority rights.
Historian Jonathan Sarna weighs in on Donald Trump’s efforts to reverse various progressive moves. He thinks Trump will ultimately fail.5
Rank and file Jews aren’t yet on the front lines, but according to professor, Deborah Dash Moore, they should get ready to be there.6
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