Classic Sephardic Judaism, Made in China

Aryeh Tepper

A formidable though short-lived Sephardi presence in early 20th-century Shanghai fostered unique interpretations of Jewish texts and perceptions. The community may have disappeared, but the ideas live on.

The Shape of Love

Haim Watzman

A chance encounter on a Jerusalem bench. Short story by Haim Watzman.

True Love or a Marriage of Convenience?

Rachel Harris

A new book looks at the vicissitudes of the relationship between Hollywood and Israel.

A Tolerant City?

Alex Stein

A new book sheds light on the history of medieval Jerusalem but its conclusions are ultimately unconvincing.