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60 years later, Eichmann’s trial is still shaping how we discuss the Holocaust

7 hours 22 min ago
This event was the most significant moment in the evolution of addressing the Holocaust in the post-World War II period.

In the heart of whiskey country, this rabbi puts the bourbon into suburban

10 hours 22 min ago
Chaim Litvin’s family started out in the kosher certification business. But now his picture is the one appears on the bourbon label.

Eichmann’s trial set the stage for more battles over the Shoah — including my own

10 hours 22 min ago
The Eichmann trial did more than just call our oppressors to account. It shaped the public’s perception of the Holocaust

Jews can have a little marijuana sitcom, as a treat

Sat, 2021-04-10 16:00
“Family Business” is studded with casual Jewish references and symbols, rare in a cinematic world that rarely features workaday Jewish life onscreen.

Goodbye and oy vey, Yahoo Answers

Sat, 2021-04-10 09:00

ADL chief calls for Tucker Carlson’s ouster after Fox News host endorses white supremacist conspiracy theory

Fri, 2021-04-09 22:16
“the Democratic Party is trying to replace the current electorate, the voters now casting ballots, with new people,” Carlson said.

In Turkey, counterfeit Jewish artifacts are commonplace – and often sloppy

Fri, 2021-04-09 21:09
‘They think if they can make fake Dolce & Gabbana they can make fake Torahs,’ said one rabbi.

In surprise twist, enrollment in many Israel gap year programs ‘skyrocketed’ amid pandemic

Fri, 2021-04-09 21:03
With almost all American Jewish teenagers living in Israel now fully vaccinated, students are making the most of their year abroad.

Brandeis reaches agreement with university president, ending public spat

Fri, 2021-04-09 19:10
Board of Trustees had expressed dissatisfaction with the fundraising efforts of President Ron Liebowitz.

A synagogue in your home? Zoom camera lighting? Pandemic offered rabbis some unusual tax deductions

Fri, 2021-04-09 18:34
In a year like no other, with dining room tables turned into home offices, spiritual leaders would be wise to hire an accountant.

An open letter to Randi Weingarten: Poor Jews exist, too

Fri, 2021-04-09 18:26
Jews are often thought of as successful, so when one is poor, they often hide their circumstances from others.

How Jewish songwriters wrote the love theme for Philip and Elizabeth

Fri, 2021-04-09 17:07
The Kennedys would forever be associated with “Camelot.” Their British counterparts would choose “Oklahoma!” for their lifelong love theme.

Marianne Steiner, 101, Stylish Holocaust Survivor Who Supported Research On German Jewry

Fri, 2021-04-09 15:21
Steiner and her late husband were longtime supporters of the Leo Baeck Institute, which houses family papers going back to prewar Germany. The pos…

Looking Forward: Introducing a new format for our Editor-in-Chief’s weekly newsletter

Fri, 2021-04-09 14:57
Almost two years into writing a weekly reflection, it’s time to freshen things up.

Jewish groups push back against attacks on Biden’s deputy AG pick on eve of confirmation hearing

Fri, 2021-04-09 14:57
Amid GOP attacks, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs sent a letter to the Senate defending Kristen Clarke’s record on antisemitism.

Meet the real-life Akiva Shtisel

Fri, 2021-04-09 14:17
Alex Tubis is a secular, Russian-born artist — but he’s got a lot in common with Akiva.

Prince Philip, who opposed Nazis and was first British royal to visit Israel, dies at 99

Fri, 2021-04-09 14:02
Philip’s support for Jewish and pro-Israel causes ran deep. His mother, Princess Alice of Greece, sheltered a Jewish family during the Holocaust.

At the Jewish Museum, the midcentury feels very, very modern

Fri, 2021-04-09 09:00
A new exhibit looks back on a “golden age” of magazine photography driven by Jewish émigrés.

Documentarian Ric Burns on why there will never be another Oliver Sacks

Fri, 2021-04-09 09:00
“The ‘real’ Oliver has a dimension and complexity and layers that you have never guessed at,” said Burns.