Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
The Jerusalem neighborhood of Sanhedria Murchevet is beset by fears of a pedophile ring. Here’s what they need to consider.
In honor of a moment of awakening: April 17, 1965, when we got serious about ending the war
A reissue of Meyer Levin’s 1956 novel about the notorious Leopold and Loeb case captures the enduring power of Jewish self-hatred
A thorough new history of the Nazi concentration camps challenges us to face again our fears and weakness
In and out of the fold of ultra-Orthodoxy, Shulem Deen and his father Dovid both pursued honest religious feeling
Yes, we need to teach kids about our history. But our history constitutes a lot more than one tragic event.
And other matters of conjugal bliss in this week’s Talmud study, including a woman’s right to sexual fulfillment
The 136-year-old Baruch Brothers Choir has survived the Holocaust, Communism, and the collapse of the former Yugoslavia
Plus Saban v. Stone, Amar’e’s grandma, and more
Plus Lebanon simmering, and more
The limits of a cross-denominational partnership aimed at helping Jewish educators
JTS head lays out more ecumenical future
Trouble JTS, preparing for Valentine’s Day, and more
Amid financial shortfalls and a Conservative crisis, the Jewish Theological Seminary will shutter its cantorial school
Plus White House party controversy, Madoff gets some respect, and more in the news
David Gelernter, a computer scientist and observant Jew, wants his co-religionists to get holy
Israel ambassador to skip J Street, plus planets’ names, Lambert’s laments, and more
United Synagogue head also discusses ‘Lost’ ad
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art