How do you sum up 500 years of Sephardic history in just a couple of illustrations? That’s the challenge Kurt Hoffman had to answer in the pages of the Forward.
Eric Goldstein’s appointment as head of the UJA-Federation of New York means that the community is shifting in fundamental ways, writes Jerome Chanes, and the old order is finally being overturned.
The SodaStream controversy has Israel’s Finance Minister worried: If peace talks fail, what impact will international boycotts have on ordinary Israelis?
Aristides Sousa Mendes is a man in search of his past. His grandfather is lionized for rescuing Jews from the Nazis in Portugal — but it wasn’t always that way.
Fountain pen collector Jeffrey Salkin has spent years obsessively hunting for the perfect blue ink. Is it really a modern version of Judaism’s centuries-old search for the biblical tekhelet?