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.
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Israel is not a normal state. Here’s why.
Seventh annual seder featured matzo-ball soup, Sephardic charoset balls
A Catholic women hosts Passover for a Jewish exchange student from Brazil
After years of forgoing the ritual, she insisted on one last seder
The seder marks a global Jewish event—I wanted a book that felt as diverse
For inclusive storytelling, the audience is as important as the story
A dish to make this seder different from all other seders
Because why should liberation be boring?
Seder2015 is updating an ancient tradition for the digital generation
A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month
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