Study Jewish History
Modern Jewish History
The kabbalistic false messiah gained a mass following in the 17th century — until he converted to Islam.
The fight to liberate the USSR's Jews strengthened and united the American Jewish community.
Clearing up myths about these Eastern European villages where Jews lived.
Women & Feminism
Contemporary Jewish feminism has made its impact on all of the major denominations of Jewish life.
During World War II, the Nazis established more than 400 ghettos for the purpose of isolating and controlling the Jews.
Jews fought back against the Nazis in ghettos, forests and camps.
How the Nazis planned and executed the systematic murder of European Jewry.
Though he died decades before the State of Israel's establishment, he is considered the country's founding father.
During the interwar period, the two populations struggled to lay claim to the land.
Sages & Scholars
The creation of a Jewish existentialism--and a Jewish state.
When the Rosenbergs were charged with spying, American Jews feared an anti-Semitic backlash.
The Nazis subjected women to brutal persecution.