That FDR could have done more for the Jews in the Holocaust has long been known, but have we fully understood how much his inaction sprang from his own antisemitism?
Are there hints about Marx’s thoughts on Judaism in his writing, and if so, what do they say?
John Barton has written a wonderful book about the Bible for believers and nonbelievers alike.
In celebration of our 10th anniversary, we asked 10 of our favorite readers which books they had found themselves recommending the most over the last decade.
A Kind of Conversation?, Law and Love, Kosher for Passover!, and Deep Rivers
The Koren Tanakh of the Land of Israel shows why the plagues were chosen and how the Israelites sang at the reed sea.
Part of being a ba’al teshuvah is the yearning to stop being one—to finally blend with those who never had to return because they never left.
Three decades ago, Allan Nadler went to Vilna to reclaim books that the Nazis had plundered from YIVO, or so he thought. Dan Rabinowitz’s Lost Library solves the mystery—and raises important questions.
So much gets lost in translation—and to history—when household items, heavy with use, first assume the status of heirlooms and then land in museum vitrines, heralded as art rather than history.
"It is essential that [the Jewish community] should know that it is in Palestine as of right and not on sufferance." —Winston Churchill