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
Ultra-Orthodox Jews across Israel attend the funeral of Zidan Sayif
Because travelers should know what to expect on their flight to the Holy Land
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
How ultra-Orthodox Jews and the secular left are forging an unlikely peace coalition in Israel
Local ultra-Orthodox rabbi calls the new outdoor offering an ‘abomination’
How observant Jewish funnymen (and -women) navigate the line between irreverence and devotion
Hasidic leaders join public school parents to get more money from Albany
Rabbi Shalom Cohen has likened Modern Orthodox Jews to Amalek
Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rally against proposed new law
Knesset committee approves bill targeting Haredi men who defer army service
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