To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
When a teenager’s weight issues and Jewish identity intersect
The 84-year-old sex therapist gave Jewcy some romantic help
Rabbi who assists Satmar abuse victims attacked in Williamsburg
Plus have anti-Semitism and anti-Israel rhetoric left American college campuses?
Plus a plan to legalize the settlements in the West Bank?
Plus Arlen Specter eulogized
Plus the Jewish Indiana Jones is going to jail
Plus a synagogue in Brussels gets tagged with serious anti-Semitic graffiti
Plus a round up on condemnations on Libyan
Plus Obama campaign launches Rabbis for Obama
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews