If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
Ari Folman’s sci-fi half-animated ‘The Congress,’ David Cronenberg’s horror comedy ‘Maps to the Stars,’ and the end of movies
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
‘Gett,’ a stellar new Israeli movie, sheds light on the plight of women crushed by a byzantine legal authority
Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom
Rightly or wrongly, Talmudic thinkers presumed that gentiles would persecute the Jews in their midst
I’ve spent years trying to find a costume, from Kurt Cobain to my own cat, that reflects a hidden side of my personality
Those who ran to help in Boston embody the ideal of ‘walking in God’s ways’
As we debate gun policy in the wake of Newtown, we should heed the wisdom of the Jewish sages
Yoram Hazony’s new book bases Judaism on a naturalistic reading of the Bible, but it’s a stretch
Why the future of American Judaism as we know it depends on the survival of the Jewish state
Porn and bibles: A lesson for MK Michael Ben Ari
A birthday visit with M.H. Abrams, peer of Trilling, teacher of Bloom, and editor of the Norton Anthology
Political theorist Michael Walzer and others argue about the death of the century-long Jewish-Leftist alliance
The medieval Aleppo Codex was safeguarded for centuries in Syria. The problems started when it arrived in Israel.
Three rare medieval Hebrew Bibles on display at the Metropolitan Museum in New York reveal the affinity between Sephardic and Islamic texts
She really does have it all
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
And why Purim is the perfect holiday for the beloved Star Trek character
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter