New data from researchers at Brandeis University suggest that the Jewish vote is important in key Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida counties.
Yiddish was at one time the international language of Ashkenazic Jews, but it's exact origin has always been somewhat unclear, until now.
When anti Jewish rhetoric emerges into the light, it is worth reminding ourselves of the dark history at its root.
Does God exist? Is piety worth it? Can violence be justified? Philosophy can offer a way to engage with these questions on which there are often widely differing beliefs.