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
Why the dust-up about Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s March 3 speech to a joint meeting of Congress may outlast the leader
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
An excerpt from Annie Cohen-Solal’s new biography of one of the most influential American painters of the 20th century
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.
Liel Leibovitz’s weekly literary series
In the Bible, the rabbis had the most accurate possible description of the world—a flawed and limited cosmology
The last chapter of the first tractate brings modern readers back to sex, bowel movements, and thunder
A vocal majority of evangelical Christians are zealous supporters of Israel. But a growing movement seeks to align them with the Palestinian cause.
Starting the Torah cycle anew and reckoning with Moses’ unfulfilled desire to reach the promised land
How Michael Wyschogrod taught me to eat like a Jew
Plus Eden in 3D, 36 months shall set you free, and more
A new literary quarterly
In a colorful, hilarious take on Genesis
R. Crumb, Genesis, feminism, and history in the latest chapter of an illustrated memoir
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
Maybe Bamba-loving Israeli parents were right all along
But which actress should play the disgraced financier’s wife Ruth?
He wrote The Imitation Game. His mom was Jewish community liaison.
Students were surveyed during the 2013-2014 school year
How moving to the Danish capital helped a Southern boy grow up
European Jews are soft targets for jihadists who want to kill them. They need guns.
Lady Rose MacClare marries the Rothschild-esque Atticus Aldridge
Heightened security in Europe means having to prove your Jewishness
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