Judaism

Levon Aronian: Armenia’s world-title hope

People who argue that Holocaust Memorial Day is past its sell-by date are wrong. There is still so much to learn from such unprecedented evil

Simon Schama’s Story of the Jews may contain some serious omissions, but this haunting history is both captivating and enchanting.

Chernovtsy’s literary festival is an unexpected way for residents to connect with the Ukrainian city’s lost past

Far more than an exercise in oy-veying and kvetching, the Jewish joke is a vital strategy for survival in a bleak and hostile world

Some academics have questioned whether Jesus died on the cross. Exploring historical sources, however, we can learn much about the ancient world’s way of death

Franklin Foer and Marc Tracy’s Jewish Jocks features some real life He-Menschen, but also a host of anti-jocks: tennis’s first transexual player and the world record hot dog competition eater

Jewish Mum of the Year is both offensive and fails to explain the vagaries of Jewish life without resorting to shameful stereotyping

Soon Jews will have no visible presence in the most prosperous nation on earth. No one is protecting them

A relentlessly hostile critic of Israel, Oxfam are destroying the second-hand book trade in the UK