If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?
Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
Ari Folman’s sci-fi half-animated ‘The Congress,’ David Cronenberg’s horror comedy ‘Maps to the Stars,’ and the end of movies
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
‘Gett,’ a stellar new Israeli movie, sheds light on the plight of women crushed by a byzantine legal authority
Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom
Rightly or wrongly, Talmudic thinkers presumed that gentiles would persecute the Jews in their midst
I’ve spent years trying to find a costume, from Kurt Cobain to my own cat, that reflects a hidden side of my personality
Hanukkah starts early this year, so send early and often
May the most perplexing Thanksgivukkah snack win
Opening bid for three boxes of Gabila’s knishes is 99 cents, shipping costs $45
Joan Nathan shares her favorite sweet potato recipes from her cookbooks
This year, there’s no shortage of festive holiday apparel
Forget the menurkey; you can have a Christmas tree on your Hanukkiah
Plus a new dating site called Jzoog, and more in the news
Plus Mandy Patinkin’s favorite Princess Bride line, and more in the news
In Menurkey madness, $25,000 donated to bring hybrid Hanukkiah to life
Ambitious $25,000 Kickstarter project is 93 percent funded after one week
The holiday’s ‘mishloach manot’ boxes used to involve juice and a bag of chips. Now competitive moms have raised the stakes.
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Tells Europe 1 interviewer 'anti-Semitism is at an all-time high'
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Israel Story, Episode 6: No valentines, just a fatwa, a shidduch, some tears, and some laughter