A half-century ago this year, the Catholic Church issued a landmark document that decried anti-Semitism and asserted that Jews could not be blamed for killing Jesus. The effect: Long-fraught relations between Catholics and Jews were dramatically improved.
At 12 years old, Elana Simon was diagnosed with fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma, a rare form of liver cancer that largely affects adolescents and young adults.
Responding to anti-Semitic T-shirts worn to a party by its high school students, a suburban New York town will hold what is being called “A Night of Unity.”
Every year, congregations read out the names of the 6 million Jews killed during the Holocaust. A theater performance reminds Abigail Pogrebin that survivors aren’t defined by that one experience.
Two Jewish landlords in Brooklyn were arrested for intentionally wrecking apartments in order to drive tenants out of rent-stabilized buildings.
Visiting the Memorial de Caen museum in Normandy, France, in 1996, Daniel Weiss was captivated by eight photographs showing the public hanging of three partisans in Minsk, Belarus, on Oct. 26, 1941.
A jury on Wednesday began deliberations in the trial of a former grocery worker accused of kidnapping and murdering a missing New York boy, whose 1979 disappearance galvanized national attention to the issue of missing and abducted children.
Prosecutors in the trial of a former deli worker accused of murdering a New York boy said on Tuesday that the child’s 1979 disappearance, which launched a movement to find missing children, marked “a loss of innocence” for the city and nation.
The attorney for a former deli worker accused of murdering a New York boy in 1979 argued on Monday that his confession was unreliable and improbable and that prosecutors failed to present evidence of his guilt.
Was Rachel Menken the ‘one that got away’? Did she actually find the happiness that eludes Don Draper? Jewish Women’s Archive’s Judith Rosenbaum and Tara Metal discuss.