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Q&A: EU Anti-Semitism Envoy Katharina von Schnurbein

Katarina Von Schnurbein

"We are facing a very serious situation." Read More »

Exhibit Highlights Zionism’s German Roots

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Herzl was one of the most important figures in the Zionist movement, but he was far from the first to call for a Jewish homeland. Read More »

Q&A: Author Harry Jaffe on Bernie Sanders


Moment spoke to Jaffe about Sanders' childhood in Brooklyn, his time on an Israeli kibbutz, his appeal to Jewish voters and whether there's a public dialogue soon to be had about the prospect of our first Jewish president. Read More »

Q&A: Israel and the Affirmative Action Debate


An interview with Sigal Alon, associate professor at Tel Aviv University and the author of Race, Class, and Affirmative Action. Read More »

A Granddaughter’s Shocking Discovery


by Emily Shwake Rita Gabis comes from two identities: Eastern European Jews and Lithuanian Catholics. For much of Gabis’s life, these two families stayed separate. It wasn’t until after her maternal grandfather died that she learned what part of his past created that barrier. In A Guest at the Shooters’ Banquet: My Grandfather’s SS Past, My Jewish Family, A Search ... Read More »

Synagogues to Scale: “Modeling the Synagogue” at Yeshiva University Museum


When New York’s Yeshiva University Museum first opened its doors in April 1973, its core collection consisted of a series of ceremonial objects recovered from Nazi Europe and a striking collection of ten accurately rendered, intricately detailed scale models of historic synagogues. Now, for the first time in nearly three decades, all ten models are once more on display. Read More »

Of Song Sheets and Latkes


"Why does the mother persist with the song sheets and the records? No one knows the answer. But still, she passes them out, and still they groan, and in the meantime, the songs work their way into the brain circuitry of the children." Read More »

Terrorism, BDS and Iran Dominate RJC Forum


The Republican presidential candidates came ready to brandish their Israel-friendly credentials at an all-day forum hosted by the Republican Jewish Coalition Thursday. Read More »

A New Lens on the Holocaust


by Emily Shwake No matter how much you think you know about the Holocaust, Timothy Snyder’s new book Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning threatens to dismantle the entire infrastructure of research on the topic. At a lecture he gave last month at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, the Yale professor of history startled ... Read More »

The Six-Day War’s “Censored Voices”


by Laura Davis Nearly 50 years after the Six-Day War ended with a resounding Israeli victory, several men came together to listen to their younger selves discuss the things they wish they could forget. Mor Loushy’s film, Censored Voices, brings together soldiers who fought in the 1967 war to listen to a conversation they had with each other in the ... Read More »