What is the Jewish ethical imperative in the age of Trump? To watch vigilantly – but also to act, to speak up and make our voices heard, to stand between the victimizer and his victims.
In its decision to issue visas to African converts, the Israeli government is effectively granting formal recognition to this emerging Jewish community for the first time.
Bauman, who died in Britain, was a strong moral voice for the poor and dispossessed in a world upended by globalization.
The lawsuit concerns translations of four fragments of historical Yiddish articles published on the community's website, which were posted on the museum's website.
Albert Memmi wrote of Jews in the Arab world and concluded that many former colonies bore responsibility for at least some of their plight.
Arrivals / Departures: A Polish non-Jew explains why he's getting a Ph.D. in Jewish studies; an Orthodox doctor from Canada talks about the importance of believing in yourself – and therapy.
Ants are not wise, and Yosef was a gaon in an area to which only an ant could devote itself. Imagine the contribution he could have made to the state and to civilization had he broadened his horizons.
Polish Rabbi Eliyahu Guttmacher, a rabbinical scholar, teacher and mystic, was an early proponent of the Jews expediting the Messianic age.
The rabbis had to reinvent Judaic practices after the Romans destroyed the Second Temple, and it seems they invented the Jewish New Year out of thin air.
When the Dutch East India Co relented and let them into the Cape, without constraints, the Jews began to arrive.