Figures in both communities hope that a stronger relationship between America's Muslims and Jews will help shift the Israeli-Palestinian conflict out of its current stasis.
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Prof. Susannah Heschel, the daughter of a rabbi who marched with Martin Luther King, tells how the Hebrew Bible inspired civil rights activists in the ‘60s. The message lives on.
Get ready to stand out, as Trump peels away the layer of political correctness that blurred distinctions within humanity; now everyone will be reminded that we're Jews, and that's not necessarily in our favor.
Trump's election and appointments have galvanized young progressive Jews to join together in opposition, calling out president-elect and Jewish establishment. 'Respectfully, it’s nonsense,' Abe Foxman says.
Sam Barsky, who knits sweaters of places that he plans to visit, boasts several of Israel and a number with Jewish themes.
One woman's story highlights the wonders of 'online conversions' but is a proper conversion really possible through a screen?
Pawel Sawicki knows the Auschwitz museum inside and out and wants to 'protect the memories of victims' from abuse online. His job is getting harder and harder.
Schwartz’s famed smoked meat — a subtly different cousin of pastrami — has attracted droves of customers since it opened in 1928.
Along with historian Prof. Jan T. Gross, Anna Bikont has been pivotal in addressing a wartime past that many Poles would prefer to ignore. As her book about the Jedwabne massacre appears in Hebrew, she vows to never remain silent.
The very belated confirmation of the death of the Swedish diplomat raises new questions about economic and political interests – of the Swedish government and of his family – that may explain why the affair was not settled 70 years ago.