The Importance of Cubits and Shewbread and Everything That Makes Your Eyes Glaze Over

In their faith, Talmudic rabbis kept contradictory thoughts, believing in both the reality of miracles and their unreliability

In Divided Jerusalem, a School Bridges Boundaries Between Young Israeli Arabs and Jews

Originally the brainchild of an American Jew and an Arab Israeli, now a model for a small but growing educational trend

My Morning at the Western Wall

A dispatch from the Women of the Wall’s 25th anniversary prayer service

Rabbi Wolpe’s Picks: Unraveling a Mishnah Mystery

Introducing Rabbi David Wolpe’s new series on Jewish scholarship

Why I Waited To Have Children: A Meditation on the Myth of Selfless Jewish Mothers

My husband and I wanted kids. We just didn’t want them now. But the longer we delayed, the more we risked missing our chance.

600,000 Attend Ovadia Yosef’s Funeral

The influential rabbi draws the country’s largest funeral crowd in history

The Tumultuous Life and Nuanced Work of Israel’s Greatest Children’s Book Writer

After tragedy, Dvora Omer found flaws, beauty in the nation’s founding figures, turning them into literary heroes

Anicent Jewish Treasure Found at Temple Mount

Including 1,400-year-old jewelry and coins inscribed with shofar and menorah

‘Jerusalem’ Not Kosher Baby Name, Brussels Says

City Hall clerk refused to register name of Israeli couple’s newborn

Name That Jerusalem Cocktail

Daniel Estrin tries the city’s best cocktails—but they could use better names

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