The Jewish state seeks to bring the Bedouin in from the desert
Who else can step up and rescue the faith from the fanatics who’ve hijacked it?
Explaining Sayyid Qutb, Bin Laden, Djamel Beghal, Chérif Kouachi, Amedy Coulibaly, Hayat Boumeddienne, and those yet to come
A new collection of the late historian’s essays says more about his prejudices than about his achievements
Seventy people, speeding into the unknown
Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora
It took years for me to recognize my OCD, and even longer to keep it from interfering with my religious observance
Talmudic rabbis ask what agency young women have in determining their fate in sex, marriage, and divorce
I must speak out against injustice—but if I speak up, will I be forced to leave the U.S.?
And half of Millennials who identify as Jews come from mixed families—a story of retention, not assimilation
We can learn a lot from the recent study on American Judaism, but the research is not without its flaws
One in every 514 people in the world is Jewish.
Plus Palm Beach Democratic Chair resigns after comments on Christians
Demography, migration patterns, and more
Survey shows more Jews have “unconventional identity configurations”
Israel’s *other* demographic timebomb
Conventional wisdom says Israel must reach a peace deal quickly, before population trends and diplomatic isolation overtake the Jewish state. Demographics and geopolitics tell a different story.
A Jewish democratic state by definition must have a Jewish majority. Political scientist Rebecca Steinfeld studies how Israel has from its earliest days sought to establish and maintain that majority.
The other demographic crisis
Burning questions for the Patriots quarterback after NYT Magazine profile
Bartenura Moscato's unlikely journey from Shabbat table to music video
Shuka Truck offers several takes on the Middle Eastern egg-and-tomato dish
Rivky Stein testifies against her husband, who won't grant her a Jewish divorce
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
Israel Story, Episode 5: From red heifers and golden calves to the mooing mascot of radical vegans everywhere
The cartoonist’s grahic memoir made many Top Ten lists this year. Here’s what she had to say about it.