Why French Jews Should Fear Islamophobia

Islamophobia is going mainstream in France, as far-right leader Marine Le Pen’s rise to popularity shows. That doesn’t just put Muslims in the line of fire — it endangers Jews, too.

Connected: Is there some way to moderate our digital connection?

The Jewish Case Against Unplugging

Our culture seems to be going through an ‘unplugging’ craze, and Jews have taken the lead. But Elissa Strauss wonders if we’re losing more than we are gaining when we turn off our gadgets.

5 Reasons You Should Talk to BDS Supporters

Some claim we shouldn’t debate Israel with people who support BDS. Jay Michaelson says they’re wrong — and explains why we should be eager, not just willing, to talk.

Who Counts as a Holocaust Survivor?

Jordan Kutzik works with Holocaust survivors for a living. That’s why he was taken aback when a colleague stumped him with this simple question: Who counts as a Holocaust survivor?

Remember Vashti and Esther on International Women's Day

International Women’s Day falls close to Purim this year. We should remember the stories of Vashti, who was killed for disobeying her husband and Esther, who spoke out.