To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
Don’t be slouches, tweens!
Listening in as two sixth grade boys face a Detroit preteen rite of passage
The actor visited the Holy Land last week to celebrate his son’s bar mitzvah
No hora-related injuries reported this time around
After all, the 12-year-old comedian knew how to make Howie Mandel kvell
Dave Heard makes $450 a simcha while trying to make it to Broadway
Impromptu rite of passage performed while he was shopping at the mall
The New York Knick and Hapoel Jerusalem owner might also become a man
The actor partied a little too hearty at his son’s bar mitzvah
The pop star dresses up as bar mitzvah DJ Yosef Shulem in new music video
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews