Why the anti-Semitism present in other recent protests almost kept me from this important one
Boycott and Divestment organizers protest an Israeli freighter’s arrival in Oakland, but the course they’ve set leads into an abyss
Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
In his memoir ‘Measure of a Man,’ Martin Greenfield recalls how he survived Auschwitz to become an iconic tailor to the stars
Plus legitimate and bastard offspring, slaves, and distinctions between Jews, non-Jews, and half-Jews
When I found pornography in my Talmudic mentor’s desk, I felt betrayed. What did it say about him—or about all of us?
The cards my Christian paternal grandparents sent me as a child came with small checks—and a hidden agenda
The author, publishing a new novel this week, talks about conversion, suffering, and life in Vermont
I’d given up on finding a Jewish woman to marry—until the woman I fell in love with decided to convert
I don’t feel nostalgic about Christmas—I’ve discovered the magic of Hanukkah
Their parents and grandparents hid their Jewishness, but now some Poles are converting back to Judaism
When the holiday turned my synagogue into a chaotic nightclub, I finally felt like part of the Jewish community
Once a bastion for strictly observant women, Jewish ritual baths are reaching out beyond the Orthodox
A well-thumbed book from my Lutheran childhood is now the ideal text for my Shavuot study and reflection
For years, I tried to forget my mother’s suicide. Then a yahrzeit notice made me face the past.
At Jews in the Woods, a spiritual retreat for college students, I tried to see how I’d fit in if I converted to Judaism
A new historical account was recently discovered. It is recorded here.
Comments made on his personal website have generated a harsh condemnation
The SC Justice is resting comfortably after treatment for an arterial blockage
Check out Mora Mahlifa for some intense Sonic Youth-like sound
Florence Nasar uses dance to study the effects of Jewish ritual on women
Orthodox women bring style to their daily wardrobe
Website says Jews more likely to date Jews than other religions
The collection offers a behind-the-scenes account of the historic event
Remembering the founder of Coffee House Press, who passed away Sunday
The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
Israel Story, Episode 4: When a hobby becomes a calling—from a freelance hitman in Eilat to a Knesset groupie in Herzliya
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder