Do Anti-Semitic Attacks Signal End of 'Marseille Miracle'?

Only three years ago, the Jews of Marseille were able to congregate without security and in relative safety in their synagogues and community centers. While violence by Muslim extremists rose throughout France, it largely spared the southern port city, where 80,000 Jews and 250,000 Muslims live.


At 92, Shimon Peres Is Very Much Alive — and Busy as Ever

Last month, rumors flooded the Internet that former Israeli President Shimon Peres was dead. True to form, the man who tirelessly trumpets his country’s high-tech sector took to Facebook to clear the air.

The Radical New Face of the Jewish Settler Movement

Religious West Bank settlers have long been among the most radical elements of Israeli society. Naomi Zeveloff reports the so-called ‘hilltop youth’ are growing up — and becoming even more extremist.


The Secret Jewish Past of Harlem

In 1900 Harlem was the world’s largest Jewish community, after Krakow and the Lower East Side.


‘Mein Kampf’ No Longer Banned in Germany — Now What?

Nazi salutes, swastikas and other Third Reich symbols have long been outlawed in Germany. But as of midnight on New Year’s Eve, Hitler’s autobiographical tome was off the list of infamous banned icons. Should we be worried?

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