Israel’s Ancient Top Crops
This crossword dives into the agricultural past of the Land of Israel and is timed to coincide with the holiday that begins the evening of January 16.
Letters to the Editor
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Combating a Deadly Social Virus
When it comes to antisemitism, we’ve gone anti-viral.
The Hidden Palace
Helene Wecker’s rich follow-up to her 2013 debut novel, The Golem and the Jinni.
The Books of Jacob
A strangely immersive historical epic that dramatizes the true story of the infamous false messiah Jacob Frank.
Calling Out Jew Hatred
Several new books explore the scourge of antisemitism.
A Memoir of Family Property and Nazi Treasure
It’s been more than three-quarters of a century since World War II ended, but improbable and confounding stories continue to emerge.
A High-Risk Memoir
Can a high-risk pregnancy, a marriage on the rocks, financial problems and lingering grief for a beloved dead father add up to a riotously funny read?
A Memoir of Family Secrets
In this tender, poetic and suspense-filled memoir, Judy Bolton-Fasman examines the gaps in her parents’ pasts, trying to unlock the essential mystery of her life: her father.
Claudia Roden, Culinary Icon
Influential food writer Claudia Roden is ‘not nearly finished yet.’
A princess, a guardian angel and a Zionist folk hero.
When Being a Doctor Risks Your Baby’s Health
Residency remains grueling for expectant mothers.
Helping Children Deal With Trauma
Young victims of pandemic stress learn coping strategies at Hadassah Hospital.
Tu B’Shevat, Shmita and the Carob Tree
Carob is primarily used to make a cocoa substitute or locust bean gum, a common thickener in products such as ice cream and baby formula.
Zionism Quiz: Did You Know?
For centuries, the Land of Israel has provided sanctuary to Jewish people around the world who face antisemitism in their countries of birth.
Ruth Fast, Witness to Zionist History
Fast credits Hadassah and its founder, Henrietta Szold, for saving her life when she immigrated to Palestine in 1936 as a member of Youth Aliyah.
Hadassah Mobilizes to Counter Antisemitism
Members advocate for a more tolerant world, standing proudly as Jews and Zionists.
Never Forget That #everynamecounts
A new initiative is asking volunteers, especially students, to take to their computers to ensure that #everynamecounts.
Young Jews Fight Back on Instagram and TikTok
Jewish content creators and influencers are using their platforms to tackle antisemitism, anti-Zionism and misperceptions about themselves, their community and Israel.
From ‘Judge Judy’ to ‘Judy Justice’
Judy Sheindlin rode her reputation as a no-nonsense New York City prosecutor and judge to the top of the Nielsen ratings.
Using Anne Frank to Discuss Race
Could Anne Frank be the key to educating Gen Z Americans about antisemitism—even if they’ve never met a Jew?
Anti-Jewish Bias Is Spreading in Arts and Culture
It may be more subtle than a scrawled swastika or a torched synagogue, but anti-Jewish bias in that realm is nonetheless a growing phenomenon.
Q&A With Archie Gottesman
Calling out Jew hatred—with a billboard.
The Only Jew on Faculty
‘We are so glad that you’re here,’ they say. And now I can finally say, ‘I’m glad to be here, too.’
The Power and Danger of Secrets
You are only as sick as your secrets,” I was told during my inpatient stint at McLean psychiatric hospital in Belmont, Mass.
Environmental Justice Through a Jewish Lens
Let’s make bold plans to protect the earth together.
Teen Essay Winner: Speaking Up Against Antisemitism and More
When we band together, the louder our battle cry will be!
Battling Antisemitism on Campus
As antisemitism and anti-Israel sentiment heat up on college campuses, new strategies emerge.