Not even Ewan McGregor can turn the author’s narcissism into a relatable work of art in his adaptation of ‘American Pastoral’
For the witches at Jewitch Camp, observing the holiday means combining Jewish prayers with neo-pagan rituals
This week on Unorthodox, ‘Alexa’ editor David Kaufman and Jack Daniels’ in-house historian Nelson Eddy
Conservative anti-Trump contender Evan McMullin and running mate Mindy Finn may take Utah and do what Ralph Nader and Ross Perot could not
Why the Democratic presidential nominee’s steadfast nonideological wonkiness is less about her, and more about us
Jewish bakers are rethinking everything they thought they knew about rye bread. And baguettes. And croissants. And scones.
Jews led—and purposefully did not lead—some of the many specialized groups that fought Vichy France and its Nazi occupiers
A laughable attempt by a Trump promoter to appropriate the Exodus for his campaign spawned a viral hashtag mocking the Republican candidate
The U.N. body was criticized for omitting Jewish ties to the Temple Mount. But what their resolution did affirm is far more troubling.
The screenwriter and unlikely Dylan relative talks about wanting to convert to Judaism, her favorite Jewish holiday, and why she hates social media
‘The word Jew made no appearance in the Atlantic announcement’ of Jeffrey Goldberg’s appointment, the self-styled ‘anti-Zionist’ website complained
How learning to ‘leyn’ Torah helped me connect with long-lost ancestors
Forget the little hut in the backyard. These grand sukkahs combine luxury and design with halachic detail.
Unless we change the award’s silly criteria, there’s a good case to be made for the Israeli prime minister’s significant contribution to regional stability
Pondering the future of Donald Trump’s son-in-law and surrogate
As their sons and ‘temporary husbands’ are ripped from them to fight a proxy war in Syria, grieving mothers and brides are compensated with only a promise of spiritual redemption from Sayyeda Zaynab, a granddaughter of the Prophet
Sixty years after the Suez Crisis, two new histories of the Egypt-Israel conflict try to garner lessons on the Mideast and American power in a changing world
How an 18th-century Eastern European kabbalist Jew produced one of the first Hebrew bestsellers