Why Is Japan Obsessed With Anne Frank?

Japan has an unusually strong fascination with Anne Frank, whose story reaches new audiences through comic books, cartoons and exhibits. But why?


Liberal Groups Scramble as Nathan Cummings Foundation Shifts Funding Guidelines

The Nathan Cummings Foundation, the largest backer of liberal Jewish groups, has changed its priorities — forcing progressive organizations to scramble for new sources of funding.


Eric Goldstein, Wall Street Lawyer, Introduced as New York Federation Chief

Eric Goldstein has been named the new head of New York’s Jewish federation. The Wall Street lawyer has long been active in the community, but has no non-profit management experience.


High School Tefillin Debate Just Tip of Iceberg for Orthodox Jewish Women

Orthodox Judaism has — and continues to have — different rituals for men and women. The debate over girls using tefillin shows the divisions are starting to break down — at least a bit.


Jewish Enough for Birthright — But Not for Israel

They came on Birthright. They saw, fell in love and decided to stay. So why does Israel say they’re not Jewish enough to qualify for citizenship?

Recommend this article

Thank you!

This article has been sent!