The left is bitterly divided about whether lawmakers should be allowed to keep their sexual orientation private
In an excerpt from ‘Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist,’ the activist remembers Meir Kahane and the JDL
Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel
The turbulent private—and public—affairs of a titanic figure in American Jewish intellectual life
A conversation with the former dissident and public intellectual, about the ‘Polish mentality,’ anti-Semitism, and ‘wearing Jewish glasses’
Farewell to my beloved magazine, my old and treasured home
Washington-area Sephardic Jews share traditional foods and converse in the disappearing language of their ancestors
Video: Grab the schmaltz, and don’t skimp on the onions when you’re making this uniquely Jewish dish
And other problems of divorce, infertility, and urination, in this week’s Talmud study
As we endure a season of destructive storms and surging seas, why on earth would we pray for rain?
Prayer shouldn’t be a spectator sport. So why do so many shuls insist that congregants sit in silence?
I used to love putting on tefillin every day, but as I got older, I lost my faith. Now they sit on my shelf.
From chanting at the Western Wall to saying Kaddish, several organizations offer to pray on your behalf, for a fee they claim to donate to charity. Is a farmed-out prayer as effective as a personal one?
This coming Sunday marks Mother’s Day. Instead of flowers or treats, a writer offers up some decidedly unconventional prayer.
Though he won’t be joining you
Part 2: Their passports confiscated while awaiting trial, the Israelis adjust to life in Goa
After starting his own prayer group, Elie Kaunfer is teaching others to do the same
A Wikipedia-style siddur is revolutionizing the world of prayerbooks
Plus prayers on a plane, old Amsterdam beats New Amsterdam, and more
The April decision was reported this week by the Harvard Crimson
Recognizing North Korea's very real threat, Sony had to axe The Interview
Tablet friends and family help us puzzle out Hanukkah’s origin story—and explain why we don’t celebrate a ninth day of oil
In a new biography, historian Anita Shapira deciphers Israel’s inscrutable founding father