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Jewish Germans and the History of Fashion

Few people these days are aware that Berlin, in the 1920s and early 1930s, was the capital of the world’s fashion industry. And this illustrious position was almost exclusively thanks to Jewish innovators. But the invaluable contribution of Jewish Germans has been forgotten—until now. Read More »

Michael Chabon, Uri Bar-Joseph Win National Jewish Book Awards

Every year, the National Jewish Book Awards honor noteworthy works of Jewish literature distributed in the United States. This year's winners, from Michael Chabon to Meir Shalev, include several authors we've been following here at Moment. Read More »

The Future of the Anti-Defamation League

"The person in my role has always had a very simple job description: Protect the Jewish people." Read More »

The Jewish Secrets of Lemony Snicket

Novelist Daniel Handler, better known by his pseudonym, Lemony Snicket, surfaced recently to talk with Moment editor Nadine Epstein from an undisclosed location about the troubled Dickensian world he crafted in A Series of Unfortunate Events. Read More »

Israel’s High Court Rules for Women’s Prayer at Western Wall

The court said that Robinson's Arch, an area currently designated an alternative prayer space, does not constitute equal access, and it gave Western Wall administrators 30 days to explain why women "should not be allowed to pray in accordance with their custom at the traditional plaza." Read More »

Book Review // What are the Blind Men Dreaming?

Memory is a funny thing. Memory is something that’s irrecoverably passed, but at the same time, it’s something that we inhabit, and something that shapes us. Read More »

The Top 16 Most-Read Stories From 2016

In an election year, only four of our top stories concerned American politics. Instead, our readers sought out stories about culture, history and complex ideological divides. But most of all, our readers wanted to learn about people. Read More »

How Germany’s ‘Rent a Jew’ Fights Stereotypes

"We try not to debunk the stereotypes from the Jewish side, but instead show the participants how stereotypes work in general." Read More »

Kati Marton: ‘Elie Was Not a Stranger to Any Human Frailty’

Kati Marton

“You are a good person,” he said, and that seemed sufficient for us to be friends—for three decades. Read More »

Songs for Your Hanukkah Playlist

Hanukkah candles

There is a rich legacy of recorded music that can only add to our understanding of Hanukkah and our connection to its traditions. Read More »

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