How a complete set of the Bomberg Talmud found its way into King Henry VIII’s library.
On the everlasting allure of the Jewish gangster.
Mark Harman offers a new translation of Kafka’s short, short story, “A Message from the Emperor.”
Bob Cohen reflects on this year’s Festival of Jewish Culture in Krakow, Poland.
The Yardbirds are scheduled to play in Israel this October, but without Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck or Jimmy Page.
How a retired real-estate investor tracked down a long-forgotten East Side bar owner based on a flea-market change purse.
More on that strange Chinese philo-Semitism.
Apparently a 2,000-year-old burial box bearing the name of a relative of the New Testament High Priest Caiaphas, is the real deal.
Ezra Glinter is the critic-at-large of the Forward.
Out and About: This Year in Krakow; The Talmud of Henry VIII