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Event in Berlin marks one of Germany’s largest-ever gatherings for its ex-Soviet Jewish community

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BERLIN — It was hard to overlook the symbolism: the city that once was the epicenter of Nazi Germany hosting a massive celebration by...

Swiss historical drama ‘Labyrinth of Peace’ shatters the myth of Switzerland’s neutrality in WWII

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It’s Switzerland in 1945 and the war has just ended. A group of deeply traumatized, ragged-looking Jewish teenagers recently liberated from Buchenwald have been...

New all-digital Hunger Museum charts US response to food insecurity through a Jewish lens

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An 1888 portrait of Ellen Swallow Richards and her all-female home economics class at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A 1915 campaign poster that maps out the 20...

How one special Pink Day helps save and support cancer patients

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Eric Berger | JTA When Rachel Wojnilower was an undergraduate at American University in Washington, D.C., she did all kinds of activities with her Jewish...

For one group of friends separated by geography, a single Israel experience builds lifelong...

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Larry Luxner | JTA When Ashley Inbar of Portland, Maine, got married in a traditional Jewish ceremony at the Jamaican beach resort of Ocho Rios...

This unusual Israeli podcast covers everything from sentient AI to extending the human lifespan

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Renee Ghert-Zand | JTA If an alien spacecraft landed in Prof. Avi Loeb’s backyard tomorrow, he would readily step on, leave his family behind and...

Meir Panim an ‘Oasis of Unity’ in Tense Times

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Hadassah Bay Political and security tensions have clouded Israel’s unusually sunny winter, but nothing can mar the cheerful welcome patrons receive at Meir Panim branches...

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Embraces Access to Eastern European Jewish History Over Gatekeeping

Dovid Zaklikowski The bright hallways, expansive staircases and sleek sofas don’t reveal what is beyond the glass doors at the Center for Jewish History in...

In Haifa, a University Serves as a Base for Arab-Jewish Coexistence and a Place...

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Larry Luxner | JTA HAIFA — On a recent chilly morning, six Israeli Druze women gathered in a room at the University of Haifa library...

Can young people save the world? This Jewish teen environmental activist thinks so

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Renee Ghert-Zand | JTA Amelia Fortgang remembers her grandmother taking her to a peace march when she was just 3 years old. The pair held...