The fourth season of ‘Transparent’ poses a real conundrum: Why are these people so awful?
“We are responding to evil with hope, to darkness with light”
“No bathing suits, no bikinis, just me, my femininity, and firearms.”
Your Wednesday morning feel-good story
Nazareth-based start-up has just the smart phone-based solution to the problem
Merav Michaeli calls for all parental decisions to be made by the state
Move over, Dracula: Juda Ben-Chayim is dead and loving it.
Because you know you need a little bit of feel-good news today
Witnessing the Armenian genocide, Sarah Aaronsohn became a spy and helped the British defeat the Ottoman Empire
I used to loathe the Bronx Bombers, until a religious epiphany taught me something about baseball, politics, and the perils of tribalism
And the future doesn’t look much better
Stupid and short-sighted TV executives manage what entire fleets of Klingons never could: Destroying the USS Enterprise and its precious progressive legacy
Eating chocolate, playing charades, speaking Hebrew, Kicking Butt
Why was a Jewish character feasting instead of fasting?
This Sukkot, say an extra blessing for peace
Information is a public utility. We mustn’t allow it to be controlled by private corporations.
Forget Roth, Oz, or Grossman. Here are the real stars.
Those of us who are proud Zionists know intimately the hardships of wrestling with colonial forces for independence, and should support Catalan independence
Who’s a Jew? There’s an app for that.
In October of 1973, the singer flew to Israel to entertain the soldiers on the front lines, and left with one of his finest albums
You can’t get ready for repentance, which is why the holiday shuns elaborate rituals and favors awkward improvisations
Social media giant embarrasses itself by sending Rosh Hashanah greetings to gentiles, again revealing the problematic extent of its unchecked reach
As the High Holidays kick in, one formerly obese writer reflects on going kosher, long runs, and mastering his sins
Proving once again that the rules of political correctness don’t count if you’re making fun of Jews
In start-up nation, the standards just keep getting higher
A short story, in numbers
At shul, some are wondering: Haven’t we heard that melody before?
Forget that long slog in the oven: Your brisket needs an Instant Pot
The Internet star who rose to fame with a selfie had much darker stuff on his social media channels
Kobi Halperin got his start doodling while studying Talmud