Like many others, Jews participated in the trans-Atlantic slave trade, but they by no means dominated it.
Anti-Semitism & Bigotry
Anti-Jewish violence sweeping the Russian Empire in the late 19th century spurred many Jews to emigrate and organize politically.
Key moments in the Jewish state's history.
From Hitler's rise to power to the Nuremberg trials, key events of the Shoah.
What you need to know about the world's oldest hatred.
An overview of these Jewish communities in the West Bank — and why they are so controversial.
All about the movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.
When the last known gay Jewish Holocaust survivor, Gad Beck, died in 2012, it was a poignant reminder that both ...
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
The purported burial site of Purim's Persian queen was a pilgrimage site for Iran's Jews.
The story of the young diarist who became a symbol of the Holocaust.
Sages & Scholars
One of the greatest Jewish scholars of all time, he was both a traditionalist and an innovator.
How Jews fleeing Spain and Portugal transformed the region.