How To Make Yemenite Chicken Soup, the Hot and Spicy Cure for the Common Cold

Video: Of course you love your grandmother’s matzo-ball soup. But try this recipe if you prefer something with a bit of a kick.

Rationalism, Mysticism, Slaves, and a Sukkah Made From an Elephant

The Talmud describes rabbis who were not just judges and legal analysts, but magicians as well

‘Tznius’ in Furs: What Judaism Has To Say About My Mink Coat

How can we square conspicuous extravagance with laws of modesty? What about Jewish laws about treating animals humanely?

The Bell Tolls for AIPAC, the Late, Great Pro-Israel Lobbying Group

With Washington locked in partisan warfare, the organization has to choose between being liked or winning

Alec Baldwin Reminds Me of Something Else

Bullying and bullied, lacking in empathy, and oversensitive: How my feelings about the actor mirror my feelings for a country

In the Talmud, Jews Losing Touch With the Everyday Words of the Holy Land

In staking claims about the validity of Jewish identity, the rabbis show that the Diaspora has existed for nearly as long as Judaism

Math Problem for Talmudic Rabbis: Building the Right Size Sukkah

Pi, irrational numbers, and squaring the circle are all brought to bear to find justifications for tradition

What Well-Meaning Jewish Romantics Can Use To Get in the Mood for Valentine’s

The Tattler’s suggestions for a cozy date night in that doesn’t involve ‘Annie Hall’ or ‘Manhattan’

If You Want To Combat Hate, Don’t Outlaw Hate Speech—Counter It With Better Ideas

Europe’s approach to banning expression lets people feel good but does nothing to eradicate racism

Do Jews (and Cubans, and Nigerians) Know the Secret to Success in America?

The author of 2011’s most notorious parenting book is back with ‘The Triple Package,’ an even more divisive book written with her husband

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