How Politicians and Celebrities Helped Black Americans Build a Spiritual Home in Israel

A new book chronicles the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem, who left Chicago four decades ago and never looked back

Scenes from the Solomon Islands

Some photos from Matthew Fishbane’s journey to find Solomon’s Temple

Piece Meal

The first Passover celebrations included neither haggadah nor seder. With the passage of millennia, the two have become central elements. Herewith an interactive guide to the collage of texts that constitutes the holiday’s guidebook.

Mad as Hell

A Torah portion of cries, spies, and revolutions on the rise

Greed is God

Or, every deity deserves its crib

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