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The Week In Rear View, January 19 Edition

All the news that’s fit to skim

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A Yemenite Shabbat Recipe…For Breakfast

This pull-apart bread comes with a tasty tomato dip, too

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An American Photographer Captures the Faces of the ‘Nowhere People’

For more than a decade, Greg Constantine has been documenting the plight of the Rohingya

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King Ubu, Trump’s Dadaist Precursor

Alfred Jarry’s character is the president’s true predecessor, right down to the bad words

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A Very Unorthodox January

Attend a recording of our podcast in Manhattan—and meet the hosts at an intimate, off-the-record gathering in Brooklyn!

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Growing Up Gay in Christian Russia

Today on Jewcy: An immigrant finding solace in Judaism.

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This Week in Gal Gadot: Welcome to the Gal!

Loved in Nazareth Illit, Shunned by MuslimGirl: Just another week for Wonder Woman

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Chelsea F.C. Announces Initiative To Fight Anti-Semitism

Fans of the club have gained a reputation for anti-Semitism over the years, one that the club is looking to curb as a part of its larger efforts at promoting inclusion

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I’m a Transgender Peace Activist Who Converted to Judaism. I Wasn’t Expecting My Fellow Progressives to Turn on Me.

As soon as I put on the Star of David, I was accused of supporting apartheid by my former friends on the left

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The Unsung, Unfinished Legacy of Isaac Giterman

Seventy-five years ago today, the Nazis murdered a little-known relief worker, but his legacy lives on

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Prominent Russian Website Publishes Virulent Anti-Semitic Screed

Accusing the Jews of all of history’s ills, the essay is an alarming departure from Moscow’s past philo-Semitic positions

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‘The Snagglepuss Chronicles’

Today on Jewcy: A bizarre new comic features both Hucklebury Hound, and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

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Leader Of Viennese Jewish Community Will Not Attend Holocaust Ceremony If Far-Right Party Is Present

“If there will be ministers there for the Freedom Party, and I’m sure there will be, I will not be able to shake their hands,” Oskar Deutsch told Makor Rishon

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The Chosen Ones: An Interview with Andrea Syrtash

The writer behind Pregnantish on rainbow babies, IVF treatments, and the two words you should never say to anyone trying to conceive

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‘First Things’ Publishes Defense of Notorious Historic Kidnapping and Forced Conversion of Jewish Boy, Debate Ensues

A century and a half later, the Edgardo Mortara case, soon to be a Steven Spielberg film, continues to challenge the faithful

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We Fed Photos of Jewish Celebrities Into That Google Arts App. You Won’t Believe What Happened Next.

See Alan Dershowitz’s anti-Semitic brother, Natalie Portman as a dude, and a very surprising presidential cameo from Larry David.

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Moshe Holtzberg Returns To India

Nearly a decade after the murder of his parents in a terrorist attack, 12 year-old Moshe Holtzberg returns to the Chabad house in Mumbai

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‘Alone Together’

Today on Jewcy: In a new show, two short Jews take on LA

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Farewell to a Longtime AIDS Activist

A former gunrunner for the Irgun, Mathilde Krim spent her life fighting to save lives

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The Yom Kippur Surprise Of A Lifetime

The Landau brothers sat in synagogue and atoned while what they believed to be an unremarkable painting belonging to their grandparents was auctioned for over $1 million

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How Palm Oil Made Me Rethink the Definition of Kosher

There’s no halachic reason not to use the popular oil, but the environmental devastation it causes ought to make us all stop and search for more ethical alternatives

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Farewell to Bobby Zarin, Reality TV’s Beloved Jewish Husband

The proprietor of Zarin Fabrics and husband of Real Housewives star Jill Zarin has died at 71

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Lebanon Bans Spielberg’s ‘The Post’

The director’s list of sins include filming the final scene of Schindler’s List in Jerusalem

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The Week In Rear View, January 12 Edition

All the news that’s fit to skim

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Speech On Soviet Jewry

Read the original text of King’s December 1966 address to the American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry

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This Week in Gal Gadot: Say Huawei…

Selling phones, winning awards: Just another week for Wonder Woman.

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New Jersey Divests From Danish Bank Over Its Support for BDS

By selling its shares in Danske Bank, the Garden State is giving teeth to its anti-BDS legislation

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After Controversy, Gallimard Says ‘Non’ to Céline

The author’s anti-Semitic essays will not be republished after all

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Sid Vicious, Yid Vicious, and Sid Yiddish

Today on Jewcy: Notorious punk wore swastikas, but Jews are having the last laugh

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