'It’s hard for me to be in a place where there is little Palestinian creativity,' says Shlomi Elkabetz, who plays a Shin Bet security service investigator in HBO's controversial series which managed to anger Israel's prime minister
Samuel Solnik, a Polish-born dentist living in Jerusalem in the 1940s, claimed descent from King David and tried to convince his fellow Jews and the world powers that his family should sit on the ancient throne of Israel
Two young autodidacts are taking fashion design into all-new directions: Or Yair Bitton, a soccer-loving ‘fashion-show freak,’ and synthetic-fabric fan Tommy Ben Simone
Celebrating Hanukkah and Christmas growing up was my norm, but discussing my family interfaith traditions sometimes made me feel isolated
After a Hollywood debut at age 15, Sarah Steele took a step back, went to college and jump-started her acting career. Fifteen years later, a serious star, she's glad to be 'portraying self-confident women.' On her first trip to Israel she talks about #MeToo and her pro-Israel TV persona
The Jerusalem Ballet is paying tribute to Franceska Mann, a Polish dancer who put on her last performance en route to Auschwitz’s gas chamber
Is it any wonder that a country that is increasingly compared to Sparta has an obsession with muscles and being tough?
A new documentary, 'Fiddler: Miracle of Miracles,' digs into the show’s origin story and much more
James Simon's wanted his gifts to be displayed in their own room in Berlin for 100 years. Then the city's museums became part of the Nazi machine and its anti-Semitic madness
National Library at last presents never-before-seen manuscripts by the renowned Czech author, including journals and notebooks featuring words in Hebrew
It’s not just Jews with roots here who are drawn to newly restored Jewish heritage sites. A growing number of Morocco’s Muslims are also intrigued by and even proud of that history.
In its first performance in Israel, 'Yiddish Glory' played the lost songs of lost Jews in a nearly lost language
Historian Uri Kupferschmidt devoted years to uncovering the story of his grandfather, a Dutch maker of stringed instruments who was murdered in the Holocaust
In a lecture before his death that’s now been published as a book, Amos Oz sums up his world view, and explains why he is still optimistic
250 years ago, the city’s rabbis ruled that coffeehouses in the Jewish quarter were permitted to open on the Sabbath
This year's display promises to be particularly spectacular thanks to the recent installment of lighting on the building’s exterior
This is a sensitive 30 minutes, compassionate, funny and historically accurate. The roast does everything it can to honor the 6 million using humor
Some viewers, particularly in the Netherlands, have called to boycott streaming platform for milking the Holocaust for laughs
'The Siege of Tel Aviv' envisions five Muslim armies attacking Israel - and the Nazi-style genocide attempt that follows
We sat down with five very different figures, all Jewish, all American, to discuss the tectonic shifts taking place within U.S. Jewry
The book tells stories related to the Cairo Geniza, shedding light on a thousand years of Jewish life in the Middle East and North Africa
The Star of David associated today with Jews, the Holocaust and Israel has other cultural and religious underpinnings.
The holiday we know today began as two distinct ones, one for nomadic herders and one for farmers. Neither involved Egypt.
'We wanted the readers to feel like the book was made especially for them, regardless of their knowledge or religious practice,' Israeli artist says
For decades, women artists were excluded from the modernist canon. A new exhibition in Vienna fixes that
Jewish humor is associated not with Israel but the United States – where it never loses the outsider’s perspective
Shortly after voicing criticism, Yang said he however supports 'the freedom of parents to adopt circumcision for any religious or cultural ritual as desired'
Something borrowed, something Lent? The custom seems to have arisen in 13th century Italy, as festivities and masquerading escalated towards Shrove Tuesday
Furniture company's catalog published in Israel for ultra-Orthodox community deliberately left out women from pictures ■ 'This has potential to harm women,' center behind class action suit says
'This film is about education,' Nattiv says, pointing to the kind of bigotry his grandparents experienced during the Holocaust