Many believe that Jewish involvement was essential to the end of South African apartheid. But Jonathan Katz reminds us that we were actually complicit in the segregationist regime.
After visiting Vilnius and Casablanca within days of each other, Jonathan Katz takes us on a tour of their very different Jewish museums — and tells us which is more powerful.
In Rabat, Jonathan Katz found more tolerance for Jews than he’s seen in many ‘clean and safe’ Western cities. So why is Morocco often described as ‘dirty and dangerous’?
Ballots for the upcoming Israeli election are printed in a West Bank settlement — so do leftists who want to fight the occupation need to stay home on voting day?
Does Israel use its citizens’ sex appeal to garner political support? Jonathan Katz says yes.
Marmite is not kosher-certified by the British rabbinical authorities. However, the South African version of the much-beloved and despised condiment, is.
Growing up in Ashkenazi-dominated New York, Jonathan Katz was always puzzled by Sephardic Jews and their ‘strange practices.’ And then he crossed the Atlantic.