Welcome to the Jews’ Republic of China

Recently unearthed documents in Chinese state archives reveal a national plan from 1939 to take in large numbers of European Jews, believing it was the right thing to do (Aug 4).

New short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, and a posthumous award

The Gift of the Mishnah (The Tablet) For the first time in English, a short story by the Yiddish master, in which 19th-century Hasidism meets its radical grandchildren in the 20th century (July 23) Isaac Bashevis Singer receives posthumous award (PETA) Polish Nobel...

Orthodox dating app asks for your CV, including shul affiliation

Strictly-Orthodox database brings together tradition and technology (Jewish Chronicle) Yismach is a database which allows singles to upload their “CVs” - age, education, and a summary of what they desire in a partner, plus shul affiliation, a list of character...