Geographical and linguistic history reveals that the question is much more complicated than it seems.
An archaeological project and a forthcoming museum seek to shed light on the long presence of Jews in Cologne, Germany.
Jews must face Israel’s history — its destruction of immigrant Mizrahi families — and demand the truth.
Throughout history, male Jewish names have been selected for both their Biblical symbolism and their literal meaning.
Diaspora has expanded, rather than limited, Jewish identity.
A prisoner at the Janowska concentration camp was an architect — and his art documented the sexual violence inflicted on his fellow prisoners.
Why, in traditional Jewish communities, women tend to have secular names and men tend to have Hebrew names? It’s all about the Bible.
The new owner said that the Jewish community could still keep using the building if they pay “full rent” for it.
The Forverts has begun preparing a special issue dedicated to the cherished family heirlooms of our readers and website visitors.
The debate around Israel and Zionism involves the ancient historical links Jews claim to the Land of Israel.