The Jewish past and future demand both a homeland and a diaspora, and it is our ongoing responsibility to find a balance between them.
Everyone remembers the first time they encountered religious, ethnic or racial hatred.
Returning the women of the Hanukkah story to the spotlight.
The story of Hanukkah, the annual festival of Maccabean might and miracles, doesn’t talk much about women, although two are occasionally associated with the holiday.
This convoluted and self serving thinking is a modern twist on a deeply entrenched antisemitic trope: Jews are to blame for their own misfortunes, including the Holocaust.
When I graduated from college, I despaired that I knew so little and had touched so few of the subjects I might have studied had I a tool such as Hermione’s Time-Turner, which of course hadn’t been “invented” yet.
Ukrainian history is tricky for Jews before and during the Holocaust, marked by antisemitism, mass killings of Jews and Nazi complicity.
Shortly before Elie Wiesel, one of Moment’s two cofounders, died in 2016, I had an appointment to visit him in New York.