Every four years, the best Jewish athletes from around the world converge on Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa to compete at the Maccabiah Games.
A new exhibition in Washington tells the story of Japan’s gift of 53 famed bonsai trees to the United States.
A new exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington uses artifacts and historical treasures to examine the evolution of American democracy.
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has adopted an open-access policy for its artwork, allowing anyone to download free, high-resolution images.
Muslims typically make a special effort to increase their charitable activities throughout Ramadan. Learn about what some American Muslims are doing.
Ashanti Johnson, the first African American to earn a degree in marine science from Texas A&M University-Galveston, knows about breaking barriers.
World War I had a lasting impact on the American art scene, from recruitment posters to novels and movies. Here's a glimpse into some of that art.
Hip-hop music, pioneered by African-American and Hispanic youth in New York in the 1970s, has since spread across the U.S. and around the world.
Arab Americans constitute about 1 percent of the U.S. population, but they've made important contributions to science, the arts and many other disciplines.