What does it mean to be an American Jew? Artists Alina and Jeff Bliumis’ new book explores the concept of identity, one selfie at a time.
The recent Pew survey of American Jews showed an increasing emphasis on culture, not religious practice. That’s not news to Jews in the former Soviet Union, Zvi Gitelman writes.
Berlin’s main Jewish organization is nearly dysfunctional amid leadership feuds and an influx of Israelis and Russians. Will it cripple the influence of Germany’s largest community?
Complaints by Russian-speaking immigrants prompted an ultra-Orthodox party in Israel to pull a TV commercial plugging their election campaign which shows a man recoiling in horror at discovering his bride is not Jewish.
President Obama carried New York City by a more than 4-1 margin. So where did he lose badly? In a handful of heavily Orthodox precincts.
Experts mostly agree that about 700,000 people from the former Soviet Union came to the U.S. But how many live here now and how many of them should be counted as Jews?