The Jewish state seeks to bring the Bedouin in from the desert
Who else can step up and rescue the faith from the fanatics who’ve hijacked it?
Explaining Sayyid Qutb, Bin Laden, Djamel Beghal, Chérif Kouachi, Amedy Coulibaly, Hayat Boumeddienne, and those yet to come
A new collection of the late historian’s essays says more about his prejudices than about his achievements
Seventy people, speeding into the unknown
Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora
It took years for me to recognize my OCD, and even longer to keep it from interfering with my religious observance
Talmudic rabbis ask what agency young women have in determining their fate in sex, marriage, and divorce
I must speak out against injustice—but if I speak up, will I be forced to leave the U.S.?
The New York Times parenting blog documents one family’s return to the U.S.
The problem with the video of the baby crying as her mom sings to her
A father reflects on his own efforts to stay close to his children after deciding to live a secular life
Reconciling my son’s Jewish identity with his New Testament name
The Times declares war on parenthood and loses.
When a mother succumbs to cancer in old age, and a father faces his own mortality, a son is reminded of the blessings of a good shiva
If Gender Cakes can reveal whether your child will be a boy or a girl—and, in a new trend, they can—just think of all the other life questions that can be answered by clever foodstuffs
Rosh Hashanah, a reminder of the cyclical nature of Jewish life, provides good lessons for parenting
Continuing the conversation on kids and Israel
Revealed in new book of essays
Burning questions for the Patriots quarterback after NYT Magazine profile
Willkommen out of the closet!
Bartenura Moscato's unlikely journey from Shabbat table to music video
Amedy Coulibaly reportedly asked security guards if there were Jews inside
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
Israel Story, Episode 5: From red heifers and golden calves to the mooing mascot of radical vegans everywhere
The cartoonist’s grahic memoir made many Top Ten lists this year. Here’s what she had to say about it.