Powering Down

Observing Shabbat doesn’t have to be an all-or-nothing affair: Going offline and saying the blessing over the wine—and the occasional martini—can help mark a relaxing weekly ‘cathedral in time’

Divine Comedy

Fifty years after his famous midnight concert in Carnegie Hall, Lenny Bruce is as famous as ever. But he’s still much more a prophet than a comedian.

‘Imagining Heschel’ In the Wrong Places

An evening with the great rabbi and his daughter

On Shavuot, Finding Myself at Sinai. Again.

A convert to Judaism discusses why the sleepless, all-night study sessions make this her favorite holiday

Kids These Days

After a seder circus, wondering if too much emphasis on children is ruining ritual

A New Leaf

Seventy years after the release of his first book, the bestselling ‘As a Driven Leaf,’ Rabbi Milton Steinberg (posthumously) offers a sophomore effort

Prayer Unbound

A Wikipedia-style siddur is revolutionizing the world of prayerbooks

On the Bookshelf

Virtuous Poles, an X-Men villain, Rashi’s daughters, and YA classics

Daybreak: Highway to Hell

Conflicting names for a Missouri road, an Australian Madoff, and more in the news

Radical Mystic

A onetime scientist’s progression from atheism to spiritualism

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