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
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
In the first of a five-part series on growing anti-Semitism in the U.K., Howard Jacobson, the literary voice of British Jewry
I’ve spent years trying to find a costume, from Kurt Cobain to my own cat, that reflects a hidden side of my personality
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
The sages debate the demerits of little white lies, and consider the subtleties of legal claims made by spouses and other property owners
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
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
Lady Rose MacClare marries the Rothschild-esque Atticus Aldridge
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