Sunday , 26 June 2016
  • Mount Zion: Jerusalem’s Wild & Sacred Backyard

    Mount Zion: Jerusalem’s Wild & Sacred Backyard

    Located just outside Jerusalem’s old city walls, Mount Zion is home to King David’s tomb, the room of the last supper and a former mosque. Today, a tangle of neglectful Israeli authorities has allowed the site to become a beacon for ultra-nationalist...

  • Book Review // The Yid

    Book Review // The Yid

    Paul Goldberg’s debut novel, The Yid, may remind many of its readers of the movies of director and screenwriter Quentin Tarantino, and especially his 2009 World War II film Inglourious Basterds [sic], in which a French-Jewish cinema proprietor and a ...

  • Just ( Deli ) Desserts

    Just ( Deli ) Desserts

    Like much of the Jewish culinary canon, modern Jewish pastries were influenced by the world around them. The familiar cookies we see now in Jewish-style delicatessens were, in many cases, riffs on the desserts of various immigrant groups comingling w...

  • Opinion // The Right to Feel Secure

    Opinion // The Right to Feel Secure

    "Israel’s new defense minister, Avigdor Lieberman, has promised the Israeli public that he, together with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, will make Israel stronger and more secure. I have never felt less secure." ...

  • SPONSORED: Jewish Heritage in the Czech Republic

    SPONSORED: Jewish Heritage in the Czech Republic

    Every stone in Old Prague speaks three languages: Czech, German and Hebrew, the languages of the three nations who have lived there together for more than 1,000 years. ...

  • David Grossman: The Dissenting Patriot

    David Grossman: The Dissenting Patriot

    In 1987, the editors of the Israeli weekly newsmagazine Koteret Rashit marked the 20th year of Israeli control of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip by dispatching the young, up-and-coming novelist and journalist David Grossman to spend seven weeks amo...