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
‘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
The original ‘Catfish’ victim, fooled in front of millions, uses his pain to help all the lonely people
The sages debate the demerits of little white lies, and consider the subtleties of legal claims made by spouses and other property owners
The ‘Top Chef’ alumnus and owner of Ditmas in Los Angeles prepares to open Bedford Kitchen in Queens
Muhammad Abdul Yassin has worked in Mumbai’s Jewish cemetery for more than 40 years. Now he’s passing the chisel to his sons.
Who needs Christian Bale as Moses when Val Kilmer did a brilliant job in 1998?
The 1997 film looks back to the biblical Exodus and ahead to Abraham Lincoln
How a non-Jewish van driver found inspiration for a novel along his route
Do today’s Seders exist to remember the past, or did past events occur so that they could be remembered later?
As we endure a season of destructive storms and surging seas, why on earth would we pray for rain?
The name of the IDF operation references a famous midrash
To celebrate the overlap of Passover and National Poetry Month, poets Andrea Cohen, Robert Pinsky, and Mark Levine offer some selections on the themes of liberation, ritual, journeying, and food
Plus, the hottest kosher spot on the Upper West Side, and more
Journalists Steve and Cokie Roberts, a non-observing Jew and a Catholic, have hosted Passover Seders together for four decades. They share the rituals from their interfaith observance in a new haggadah.
Exodus recast Israel’s founders as swaggering heroes and secured Leon Uris a place on the Jewish bookshelf even though, as a new biography shows, he was a mediocre writer and a troubled person
Fans of the Oscar-winning film should start in the central Polish city of Lodz
Star Trek, and especially Mr. Spock, loomed large in our mythology
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
But the story behind it is even better than the ad
Tells Europe 1 interviewer ‘anti-Semitism is at an all-time high’
Rules dead prosecutor’s case against president insufficient to investigate
Kashrut—even for pot—should involve morality as well as ritual
Jon Stewart isn’t just a comedian, entertainer, or newsman—he’s a lifeline
Pop star shares emotional message from the former concentration camp
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
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