On the Book of Jonah, and My Mother

Trying to understand this baffling story, which we read on Yom Kippur, gave me insights into my mother’s death

Taking the Lessons of Yom Kippur Beyond the Synagogue

The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected

A Young Lawyer, Given a Revelation by God, at Sea About What To Do With It

In Joshua Max Feldman’s entertaining debut novel ‘The Book of Jonah,’ Greed is Good meets Sept. 11

After Hurricane Katrina, A Solemn Yom Kippur

In 2005, I spent Yom Kippur with Beth Israel Congregation in New Orleans

In the Story of Jonah, an Urgent Lesson About the Dangers of Solitary Confinement

Isolation didn’t help Jonah find redemption inside the whale. It isn’t helping thousands of American prisoners today, either.

Sundown: Iran and Qaeda in Cahoots?

Plus, Keret’s thin abode, Facebook won’t delete denial pages, and more

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