The Right Hand Washes the Left

How ultra-Orthodox Jews and the secular left are forging an unlikely peace coalition in Israel

Changing the Equation for Orthodox Women Studying Math and Science

As Israel’s first female Haredi dean, mathematician Malka Schaps is helping other religious women follow in her footsteps

Jewish Self-Government in Europe Was Not Just a Dream—It Was a Failure

The Council of Four Lands was the central body of Jewish autonomy in Poland for nearly two centuries. What went wrong?

Israeli Film ‘Fill the Void’ is Jane Austen for Jews

New movie offers a glimpse into the insular ultra-Orthodox community

Israel’s Next Chief Rabbi Has Illustrious Shoes To Fill—From Long Ago

Can David Stav, who is in line for the post, return it to the stature it held before his immediate predecessors?

How Lakewood, N.J., Is Redefining What It Means To Be Orthodox in America

Seventy years ago, Rabbi Aharon Kotler built an enduring community of yeshiva scholars by making peace with capitalism

Video: Lapid to Haredim: “We Need You”

Yair Lapid appeals to Israel’s ultra-Orthodox, says he does not seek to destroy their way of life, but rather to include them in the state’s defense.

Video: Yair Lapid Spars with Ultra-Orthodox

In tense Knesset debate, Yesh Atid head critiques Haredi society and defends using Facebook on Shabbat

The Rabbi Who Hated Lies

David Hartman, my late study partner, wanted to be a great rabbi. He ended up in a war for Judaism’s future.

Leaving Orthodoxy for the IDF

As the Knesset debates conscription for Haredim, some teens are already leaving their community to serve

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