Most adaptations of Philip Roth's novels have been failures. Will this one be different?
Jewish World Features
'Black people were never taught that we were survivors. If anything, we’re pretty much taught that we were born to die. Being Jewish, I was never able to look at things like that.'
Along with the Cubs' repeated shortfalls, failures and disappointments, its persistence is a quality that seems to hold a special attraction for the team’s Jewish fans.
Jewish voters expect to have an impact in the swing state, but opinions within the community reflect the polarization seen across the country as a result of presidential campaigns.
Ironically, it seems the Jews took the custom of shaking tree boughs in celebration from a dire enemy 2,000 years ago.
110 years after the French Jewish officer was exonerated, the lessons of the affair still spark a controversy in a country where right-wingers aim to curtail human rights.
What happened to the disappeared Jewish traders of Pennsylvania? Were they trying to convert Native Americans back to their long lost Judaism?
A special committee's report, which states that Jews should be allowed to flag what constitutes anti-Jewish speech in their eyes, is a landmark document.
The Bible ties building booths on Sukkot to Exodus, but another explanation may lie in ancient Ugaritic tablets about a Canaanite supplication to Baal.
Even though Dylan's prize was a surprise and a bit controversial, it seems the Swedish Academy deserves thanks for its willingness to blur - even if only for one year - the lines separating 'high' and 'low' art.