It is Book Week in Tel Aviv. At Rabin Square, the tables are loaded with volumes, old and new, light and heavy, and buyers are leafing through them as they move from one publisher’s table to the next.
Barbra Streisand remains the single most powerful and enduring female Jewish cultural figure of my lifetime, writes Glenn Frankel.
Fifty years ago my father led the psychiatric establishment in declaring that homosexuality was not a mental disorder, changing the tide of how being gay was seen in America.
The news that President Carter’s United Nations ambassador, Andrew Young, had met in New York with a PLO representative spread furiously among the mostly Jewish residents of the new high-rise condominiums along southern Florida’s Gold Coast.
Cutting off aid would benefit us by saving us from ourselves.
By Kathryn Winter by Kathryn Winter er mother called her Mirenka. To me she was Mirka, but the times she
For years, a one-dimensional view of Israel has poisoned the environment for Jews in Britain’s national students’ union. After an official investigation, will the situation improve?
AI is the brainchild of cognitive scientists, computer programmers and physicists; it raises problems for politicians, journalists and philosophers; and it’s alive in the imaginations of artists, cartoonists and science fiction writers. We’ve asked people from all these fields how best to approach this astounding moment in human history.
Although the Shanghai ghetto was in one of the most dilapidated parts of the city, it was totally unlike the Nazi ghettos of Europe.
That Israel’s existence is miraculous is clear—as every respondent made sure to let us know—but the rest, like everything in Judaism, is up for debate.