jews and judaism

A Bittersweet Homecoming for Egypt’s Jews

A Bittersweet Homecoming for Egypt’s Jews

A rare ceremony at an ancient synagogue brought 180 Jews back to Egypt, decades after they were pressured to leave. But few Egyptians knew about it, highlighting government ambivalence.
A Bittersweet Homecoming for Egypt’s Jews

A Bittersweet Homecoming for Egypt’s Jews

A rare ceremony at an ancient synagogue brought 180 Jews back to Egypt, decades after they were pressured to leave. But few Egyptians knew about it, highlighting government ambivalence.
Stop Otherizing Haredi Jews

Stop Otherizing Haredi Jews

“Ultra-Orthodox” is a label that should be retired.

Gilad Shalit, Israel’s Son, Is Getting Married

Why all of Israel is celebrating the former prisoner’s joy.
‘What Part of Illegal Don’t You Understand?’

‘What Part of Illegal Don’t You Understand?’

My family’s refugee story shows that we can have an immigration policy that is both sane and humane.
‘Most Visible Jews’ Fear Being Targets as Anti-Semitism Rises

‘Most Visible Jews’ Fear Being Targets as Anti-Semitism Rises

More than half of the hate crimes in New York City last year were attacks on Jewish people. Orthodox Jews are particularly at risk.
‘Most Visible Jews’ Fear Being Targets as Anti-Semitism Rises

‘Most Visible Jews’ Fear Being Targets as Anti-Semitism Rises

More than half of the hate crimes in New York City last year were attacks on Jewish people. Orthodox Jews are particularly at risk.
The Mystery of the Painting in Gallery 634

The Mystery of the Painting in Gallery 634

New evidence suggests a 17th-century work, on view for years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was once owned by a Jewish art dealer who fled the Nazis.
Studying the Bible With Kirk Douglas

Studying the Bible With Kirk Douglas

He was known to the world as Spartacus. I knew him as Issur Danielovich.
‘I Lose Sleep Over This Building’: A Rush to Make Synagogues Safe

‘I Lose Sleep Over This Building’: A Rush to Make Synagogues Safe

Increased security measures and how to pay for them have become an urgent issue for Jewish institutions.
At Auschwitz, Holocaust Survivors Plead ‘Never Forget’

At Auschwitz, Holocaust Survivors Plead ‘Never Forget’

Organizers sought to put a spotlight on the stories of survivors, as this may be the last time that such a large number will be able to gather in one place.
At Auschwitz, Holocaust Survivors Plead ‘Never Forget’

At Auschwitz, Holocaust Survivors Plead ‘Never Forget’

Organizers sought to put a spotlight on the stories of survivors, as this may be the last time that such a large number will be able to gather in one place.
Before the Liberation of Auschwitz, a March of Misery

Before the Liberation of Auschwitz, a March of Misery

On the roads where thousands of prisoners from Auschwitz were forced to march before the camp was liberated, there are few memorials. Mostly graves.
Before the Liberation of Auschwitz, a March of Misery

Before the Liberation of Auschwitz, a March of Misery

On the roads where thousands of prisoners from Auschwitz were forced to march before the camp was liberated, there are few memorials. Mostly graves.
Bloomberg Warns of Anti-Semitism ‘Rearing Its Ugly Head’

Bloomberg Warns of Anti-Semitism ‘Rearing Its Ugly Head’

Speaking at a prominent synagogue near Miami, the former New York City mayor spoke of his Jewish heritage and his support for Israel.
Bloomberg Warns of Anti-Semitism ‘Rearing Its Ugly Head’

Bloomberg Warns of Anti-Semitism ‘Rearing Its Ugly Head’

Speaking at a prominent synagogue near Miami, the former New York City mayor spoke of his Jewish heritage and his support for Israel.
Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip

Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip

The White House granted TruNews, a right-wing Christian site, press credentials for the president’s Davos trip after its founder’s remarks calling impeachment a “Jew coup.”
Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip

Site That Ran Anti-Semitic Remarks Got Passes for Trump Trip

The White House granted TruNews, a right-wing Christian site, press credentials for the president’s Davos trip after its founder’s remarks calling impeachment a “Jew coup.”
75 Years After Auschwitz Liberation, Worry That ‘Never Again’ Is Not Assured

75 Years After Auschwitz Liberation, Worry That ‘Never Again’ Is Not Assured

Amid a surge of anti-Semitism and a rise in dehumanizing political rhetoric, there is fear that the horrific lessons of the death camp are being lost.
75 Years After Auschwitz Liberation, Worry That ‘Never Again’ Is Not Assured

75 Years After Auschwitz Liberation, Worry That ‘Never Again’ Is Not Assured

Amid a surge of anti-Semitism and a rise in dehumanizing political rhetoric, there is fear that the horrific lessons of the death camp are being lost.