Robert Lefkowitz, a co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2012, sets out in search of his Jewish roots in Poland — and the Bronx.
Totenberg reacts to learning how one of her grandmothers escaped Europe during the Holocaust with the help of a sympathetic Portuguese official.
Can the Torah provide us with wisdom with how to best grapple with he seemingly intractable challenge of climate change?
Paul Newman, who would have turned 95 today, once directed a cinematic masterpiece in a Yiddish theater. So, why did he take his name off it?
Returning jews and local communities worked together to lead Germany toward historical reckoning
Sometimes, simply being present to witness history is the most you can do.
Following four yeshiva boys, “The New Black” explores the nuances Haredi society. But will Americans care?
Depictions of shtetl life — with their pogroms, close knit community and provincial ways — invite nostalgia and criticism all at once.
Did the fact that Gorman’s poem quoted a Biblical prophecy make it inappropriate for the inauguration? Of course not.
Filmed in French, Hebrew and English, the show involves a French ex-pat living in Israel who is accused of murdering her husband on her wedding night.
Israel continues to far outpace the entire world in its COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
After Trump’s inauguration, Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz couldn’t say the prayer for the government that is recited in Modern Orthodox congregations.
The self-described “Jew-ish” eatery serves bagels, sandwiches, bagel sandwiches and smoked fish sides.
For many centuries, the city of Khujand in Tajikistan, a mountainous Muslim-majority country, had been a center of Jewish presence in Central Asia.
An upsurge in virtual services due to the pandemic has highlighted some of the weakness of one platform.