The actress talks about feminism, being an honorary Jew, and learning krav maga

Does it matter that he isn’t Jewish?

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What HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ Can Teach the Jewish Community About Domestic Abuse

The show’s groundbreaking portrayal of abuse among the upscale punctures a damaging myth

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From The Unofficial Hogwarts Haggadah: What Harry Potter and Passover Teach Us About Wealth and Class

For both Rowling and the rabbis, our relationship to wealth—not our accumulation of it—is what determines our moral merit

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Yes, the Jew Who Called in Bomb Threats Was Anti-Semitic

Being Jewish doesn’t immunize a person from being anti-Semitic. It just fuses their bigotry with betrayal.

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On Being Prepared

How I found myself—and my Jewish identity—in the woods of Tennessee

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Tales of Tragedy: My Inheritance As the Grandson of Survivors

When I tried to hold my newborn daughter, my grandparents’ Holocaust stories stopped me cold

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The Law of the Kingdom, or the Law of the Jews?

In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study, the rabbis debate whether Jews owe anything to gentiles, when it comes to property rights

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David Rothenberg’s Fortune

A former Broadway publicist dedicates his life to helping ex-convicts find their way after prison

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The Dark Centennial of the Russian Revolution

What would have happened if the Mensheviks had come to power in Russia, instead of the Bolsheviks, 100 years ago? America gives us a clue.

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Will Obama’s Foreign Policy Wizards Save Trump?

The new president’s approach to Iran, Syria, and Israel looks a lot like the old president’s—because the same people are implementing it

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Bear Mitzvah in Meshugahland

The Jewish Museum hosts Charlemagne Palestine’s cuddly, mystical, delightful installation art

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Is Evidence from a War-Crimes Tribunal Art?

A confusing and challenging show of Henryk Ross’s Lodz Ghetto images opens this weekend at the MFA Boston

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Glasnost Ceiling

Episode 83: Novelist Sana Krasikov and political strategist Patrick Ruffini