By Rachel Nolan
Wearing Identity on Its Sleeve, German Far Right Gets a Makeover
Berlin – An otherwise quiet block in central Berlin has been rocked in recent months by paint bombs, broken windows and protests. The cause of the commotion is a clothing store, Tønsberg, that sells a brand linked to Germany’s far right. To those unversed in neo-Nazi symbology, the brand, Thor Steinar, looks like normal urban…
After 500 Years in Hiding, Jews Bring Prosperity to Iberian Town
Belmonte, Portugal – While most of the towns in central Portugal are suffering through difficult economic times, this small village northeast of Lisbon is enjoying a revival: The past decade has seen the construction of a luxury hotel and a museum, and tourism is booming. The cause? Jews. Conversos, to be exact. Belmonte, a town…
In Jonah Hill’s offensive new movie, a Black-Jewish love story comes with a side of conspiracy theories
‘Live without fear’: Doug Emhoff opens up about his Jewishness as he visits his ancestors’ Polish hometown
The college is Christian. Its point guard wears a yarmulke.
Conservative synagogue makes history with hiring of Hebrew Israelite clergy
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