In a public high school near Atlanta, the Jewish Culture Club is thriving—and not just because the meetings include pizza
Bridging the gap between biblical terseness and the needs of a functioning Jewish legal system
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books
Kotler, who established an important yeshiva in Lakewood, New Jersey in 1943, strived to educate and look after students. ‘Let Torah flourish in America, he challenged.’
Said the Olympic gold medalist: ‘Don’t ever let anyone tell you how you should or shouldn’t look’
A response to a Tablet article that cites an ADL study asserting that a majority of people in the Middle East harbor anti-Semitic views
An Israeli guerrilla artist wowed Tel Avivians by erecting a golden statue of Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, leading Israel’s left and right into public disagreement
A new study offers a reminder that radical anti-Israel advocates on campus are not nearly as influential as they are loud
Burger King Israel gets festive with its hamburger-donut sandwich, for adventurous folks who enjoy a bit of sweetness with their pain and suffering. And we’re kinda diggin’ it.
PEOTUS is stacking his cabinet with friends of the Jewish State, but the geopolitical realities of Iran, Russia, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and ISIS may complicate his Middle East policy, whatever it turns out to be
Feelings of unease, and tiny pockets of satisfaction, around the results of the 2016 presidential election
The ADL says most people in the Middle East harbor anti-Semitic views. But American Jews are largely in favor of offering safe haven to them.
Israeli leftists are no strangers to sudden electoral defeats. Is there anything American liberals can learn from them?
How Fidel Castro’s libertarian exiles found unlikely allies through the Yiddish press
How Paul Gottfried—willing or reluctant—became the mentor of Richard Spencer and a philosophical lodestone for white nationalists
New editions of the enduring scholarly work of Philipp Jaffé, the Polish Jew who was a groundbreaking German medievalist
An excerpt from Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg’s new biography of the looming figure of Jewish culture
A superb exhibit of works by the French designer and architect shows the promise and peril of 20th-century Modernism
Live from Toronto’s Beth Tzedec Congregation, Unorthodox talks to novelist David Bezmozgis and opera singer Julie Nesrallah
Jason Diamond’s wry memoir of 1980s Chicago (and 2010s Brooklyn) finds life landmarks in the awkward, lonely malcontents of The Breakfast Club and Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Mystic emanations, and a path forward, in democracy’s wake
This week on Unorthodox, NPR Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington and the butcher committed to ethical kosher meat
Isn’t it time for some Jewish girls to take their place in the wide world of cartoon princesses?
This week on Unorthodox, a Hudson Valley rabbi brings his congregation outdoors
Forty years of learning with a partner, and friend, by land or by Skype
Man’s authority to interpret the Torah in a ‘postmagical age’ is the subject of this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ rabbinical debate
Every fall and winter, as sundown comes earlier, the nature of ‘mincha’—when Jews gather to say the afternoon prayers—changes