Menu JTA Search

Elsewhere: Eastern tastes, analyzing Freud’s grandson, Israel’s free speech threat

Alison Levine, mountaineer: A Jewish adventurer who has summitted Everest and skied to the North and South Poles opens up about her motivations.  (Forward)

Eastern tastes: Distinct from their Eastern neighbors, Bukharian Jews have developed a unique and delicious cuisine.  (Moment)

Israel’s free speech threat?: A new Knesset bill that would ban use of the word “Nazi” should be opposed by both the political right and left, Dror Eydar writes. (Israel Hayom)

Analyzing Freud’s grandson: Lucian Freud’s artwork is experiencing a renaissance, prompting an exploration of the painter’s complex psyche. (Tablet)

Circumcision in Denmark and Israel: As Denmark moves toward a circumcision ban, Israel’s protest defies European sensibilities, Morten Frisch writes. (Copenhagen Post)