An Arab drama about a Muslim man who falls for a Jewish woman in 1950s Cairo looks poised to portray Jews in a positive light. Can it subvert anti-Semitism without alienating Egyptians?
Iran has threatened Jews for decades. But Laura Shapiro Kramer had a very different experience in the land where the Purim story takes place.
Not another biography of David Ben-Gurion, you might say. Think again: Anita Shapira’s new biography is compact but powerful and timely, Jerome A. Chanes explains.
For the second time in less than a month, right-wing extremists from around Europe met in Milan.
An encounter with the Tunisian ambassador got Jonathan Katz thinking: How can the Arab Jewish experience shake up Ashkenazi assumptions about Israel?
As a Jew-versus-Jew battle raged on Israel’s shore in 1948, former Irgun foot soldier Malca Fein fought through the thick of it — and found the love of her life.
Lost amid all the talk about whether the Gaza war spelled the end of liberal Zionism is a more basic question: What is Zionism? J.J. Goldberg examines this deeper crisis.
A Dutch government employee who said the ISIS terrorist group was a Zionists conspiracy has been suspended pending further disciplinary steps
Slate’s Allison Benedikt writes that L.A. native Max Steinberg, killed during fighting with Gaza, was brainwashed by Birthright. Elissa Strauss says that’s untrue — and dishonors his memory.
Tova Ross has always challenged her father’s hawkish views. But with war raging in Gaza and anti-Semitism erupting across Europe, she’s finally coming around to his perspective.