Thursday, April 2nd | 8 Nisan 5780



April 1, 2020 7:31 am

A Jewish Tale of Surviving Coronavirus

Eli Schwebel, 40, a well-known Jewish singer from Brooklyn, worked hard to lose more than...

April 1, 2020 7:28 am

Corona, Crises and Conspiracies

It is as predictable as day follows night. A crisis erupts -- pandemic, financial, security...

March 31, 2020 7:31 am

National Anxieties and Doomsday Scenarios in HBO’s ‘Plot Against America’ - Improbable as it may seem during a global pandemic, HBO is airing a...

March 31, 2020 7:19 am

Jews, African-Americans and Communism in Harlem

Before World War I, German sociologist Max Weber argued that “the Protestant ethic” had engendered...

March 31, 2020 7:13 am

Quarantining the Body While Liberating the Soul

These are the times that try parents’ souls. How do we keep our spirits up and...

March 31, 2020 7:06 am

Saudi Arabia and Iran Both Persecute Religious and Ethnic Minorities

Arch rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran both violate the rights of religious and ethnic minorities....

March 31, 2020 6:56 am

Amid Coronavirus, the Danger — and Promise — of the Internet

The identification and isolation of individuals infected and quarantined with coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as...

March 31, 2020 6:52 am

Antisemitism Is Thriving, and Coronavirus Will Fuel Its Growth

I got called a lampshade on Twitter the other night. I was called this hateful epithet...

March 31, 2020 6:42 am

How We Respond to Coronavirus Will Define Us

First and foremost, it is my sincerest hope and prayer that you are all feeling...

March 30, 2020 3:52 pm

China, Iran and the Spread of Coronavirus

From Biblical times through the Nazi Holocaust, to the present suffering in northeast Nigeria, to...

March 30, 2020 10:24 am

The Plague and a God of Absolute Freedom

Our current predicament, faced with a pandemic whose sudden appearance and terrible toll confuses and...

March 30, 2020 6:15 am

Turkey’s Intervention in Syria Could Bring Down Erdogan and Iran

Turkey’s war with the Assad regime in Syria brings to mind the words of the...

March 30, 2020 5:58 am

When the Lubavitcher Rebbe Self-Quarantined for Seder

One of the issues that has been coming up again and again in the past...


Mexican-Jewish Dance Group Showcases New Choreography Planned for Cancelled Festival

The Mexican-Jewish folk ensemble Anajnu Veatem shared on YouTube over the weekend new...

Jerusalem Orchestra Members Perform Virtual Concert From Homes in Israel, New York

The Jerusalem Orchestra East & West did a virtual performance last week to...

‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Flaunts His Hebrew on Twitter

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and star of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," showed...


Israel’s Netanyahu Back in Isolation After Health Minister Gets Coron...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is returning to self-isolation for another six days after his health minister was diagnosed with...

Middle East

Trump Warns Iran Against Possible ‘Sneak Attack’ on US in Iraq

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iran or its proxies planned a sneak attack on American targets in Iraq, and warned they would pay a "very heavy price" but gave...

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