Much Ado About Nothing, Borges' Aleph, Herzl's Tel Aviv, What would Kany Say?
Economist Bryan Caplan thinks parents “overcharge” themselves when it comes to investing in their children. Glückel of Hameln knew better.
The Talmud was hypertextual before we had the word. ArtScroll's new app is only the beginning.
What is lost when the books of the Hebrew Bible are read as philosophy?
Beginning in 1940 the French and the Zionists had a common enemy—the British.
Organizers of the 1972 Olympic games were determined to avoid recalling Munich's Nazi past—which inadvertently facilitated the bloody massacre of Israeli athletes.
A rags-to-riches tale with a machete-swinging Jewish hero.
The story of 12 Hebrew poets—in America.
Historian Bernard Wasserstein narrates Jewish life in Europe between the world wars.
Isaiah Berlin's influential liberalism is partly explained by his Zionism.
Michael Walzer asks new questions of the biblical text, the same sorts of questions we often ask of Locke or Voltaire.
A professor and three Hasidim walk into a bar—to study philosophy. True story.
The Israeli music scene is bringing together world-class Israeli jazz and classic Sephardic liturgical music. Voilà!: the jazz piyyut.
Peter Berkowitz responds to Jeremy Rabkin.
Preserved for centuries by Syrian Christians, spoken-Aramaic is now breathing its last.