Benny Safdie on Intermarriage and ‘Are You There God?’
Safdie, who plays the Jewish father in the film adaptation, gives his read on Judy Blume’s iconic novel and its themes of intermarriage, antisemitism and family.
Mesmerizing Portrayal of Miep Gies in ‘A Small Light’
A new series draws attention to the brave Dutch woman who helped hide Anne Frank and her family.
Celebrating the Miracle of Israel
'The State of Israel, as the most powerful expression of Jewish peoplehood, has indelibly transformed world Jewry.'
Israel’s ‘Ethnic Democracy’
Israel has made a critical mistake over the years in not being more explicit about its unique kind of democracy, writes author and scholar Daniel Gordis.
Declaring the ‘Realization of the Age-Old Dream’
It took David Ben-Gurion about 16 minutes to read aloud the Declaration of Independence. Learn this and other facts about Israel's most foundational text in our new primer.