Daybreak: Mayor Ed Koch (1924-2013)

Plus a suicide bomber strikes the United States Embassy in Turkey

Religious Revolution in Israel

Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?

Hidden Jerusalem: Sex Guide

In the first part of a new series, we meet a sex therapist who helps religious Jews achieve intimacy

Hasidism, in Living Color

Jerusalem’s Israel museum persuasively shows that Hasidism is not only, or even really, about religion

Quiet King of Orthodox Music

Yossi Green, the Satmar-raised composer who found inspiration in Roberta Flack, writes Jewish spirituals

Don’t Fight Circumcision Law

A lawsuit against New York’s ‘oral suction’ law is misguided—and would backfire against the ultra-Orthodox

Member of the Tribe

Theodore Ross grew up pretending he wasn’t Jewish. His book Am I a Jew? traces his re-engagement with Judaism.

Don’t Know Much ’bout Orthodoxy

Reports about a religious woman running for office reveal a media blind spot: Orthodox women

Haredi Women’s Lit Explodes

The writers and editors behind the astonishing rise of Orthodox magazines and fiction

A One-Man Supreme Court

Why a quarter of a million people turned out to mourn Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv

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