Jews and Judaism

By Victor Shikhman | Yiddishkeit and all that jazz

Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe?

For half a century, memories of the Holocaust limited anti-Semitism on the Continent. That period has ended—the recent fatal attacks in Paris and Copenhagen are merely the latest examples of rising violence against Jews. Renewed vitriol among right-wing fascists and new threats from radicalized …


Leaders of Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel tend to blame everyone but themselves for the movements’ failure to take hold. It’s time for a fundamental shift in strategy.

Over the last century, Reform and Conservative Judaism have met with enormous success, first becoming the dominant forms of Jewish observance in …