Stephanie Butnick is deputy editor of Tablet Magazine.
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NY Giant Geoff Schwartz Fasting for Yom Kippur

Injured NFL guard, who will also go to services, says the fast is ‘worth doing’

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‘Roving Rabbis’ Cater to Jews in Western U.S.

Chabad rabbinic students travel to rural areas with small Jewish populations

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El Al Petition Seeks to End Gender Discrimination

After delays caused by Orthodox men refusing to sit next to female passengers

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Synagogue Ark Finds New Home—in a Church

Unlikely arrangement saves ornate ark as NYC temple becomes condominium

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Neil Diamond Heads Home to Brooklyn

The rocker will perform a free concert at his former high school tonight

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Judea Pearl Speaks Out Against Klinghoffer Opera

Father of slain journalist Daniel Pearl calls production a ‘moral deformity’

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President Obama’s Rosh Hashanah Message

‘We’ve been reminded many times that our world still needs repair’

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Ring in the New Year With a Manischewitz Fizz

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with a clever—and kosher—holiday cocktail

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Israel Kills Two Suspects in June Kidnappings

Hamas identified the men as members of the militant group’s armed wing

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Jury: Arab Bank Supported Hamas Operations

Jordanian bank found liable for knowingly transferring terrorism funds

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Jack’s Wife Freda’s Rosh Hashanah Specialty

The NYC restaurant will be serving honey and red wine-braised short ribs

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Former AP Reporter Confirms Matti Friedman Account

Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer

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Yiddish Goes Virtual With Online Classes

More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses

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Excavation Unearths Gas Chambers at Sobibor

Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp

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Italy Now Has a Hotline to Report Anti-Semitism

‘Anti-Semitism Antenna’ will be accessible by phone and online

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Streisand on Israel: The World Envies Success

The singer also attributes past bad press to anti-Semitic and anti-female bias

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A Fashion Week Bat Mitzvah Video Shoot

Stylish Westchester preteens steal the show from Marc Jacobs

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Death Row Prisoner Sues State for Kosher Food

Convicted murderer and rapist also seeks $15,000 in punitive damages

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Stop Kvetching: Yiddish Isn’t Dying

YIVO director of education says the language is still very much alive

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Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Inducts 2014 Class

Adam Greenberg, Chicago Cubs slugger injured in 2005, among honorees

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Report: Anti-Semitic Incidents Double in France

Watchdog group cites more incidents through July 2014 than in all of 2013

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Watch Elderly Jews Explain Yiddish Words

You wouldn’t plotz if you lost a bingo game; zaftig is ‘more plump than heavy’

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New Law Bans Holocaust Denial in Greece

Hate speech legislation a response to rise of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party

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Study Says All Ashkenazi Jews Are 30th Cousins

Researchers identify 350-person founding population of Ashkenazi Jewry

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Jeff Goldblum Wants to Name His Child Mingus

The recently engaged 61-year-old actor has a few possibilities up his sleeve

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Former AP Bureau Chief Responds to Article About Israel Coverage

Says an ‘honest attempt was made at all times’ to fight bias in their reporting

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Russ & Daughters Heads to the Upper East Side

Iconic NYC appetizing shop to open kosher café in The Jewish Museum

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New Book Claims Jack the Ripper Was Jewish

DNA said to link Polish barber Aaron Kosminski to gruesome 1888 murders

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Fran Drescher Weds Scientist Shiva Ayyadurai

‘Every day is a celebration with Fran,’ Ayyadurai has said of the actress

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Gwyneth Paltrow Reportedly Converting to Judaism

The actress, whose father was Jewish, has been raising her children Jewish

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