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
As soon as the cameramen left, so did the rioters
Today on Jewcy: “This is better than a Bar Mitzvah,” said Patinkin.
Ours was never the traditional Jewish family. When my father passed away, a strange new question arose: How does one mourn?
If we want our cross-cultural excursions to mean anything, in the kitchen and beyond, we must acknowledge the existence of boundaries before we cross them. And calling a pudding ‘hummus’ is a boundary that shouldn’t be crossed.
Skewering the gubernatorial candidate for racially insensitive comments, Pulitzer Prize-winner Mark Konkol published an offensive cartoon drawing on negative stereotypes of African Americans
It’s time to release the documents regarding the previous president’s payment of the Islamic Republic’s claim
Non-military options that might prevent an ‘Israel-Resistance Axis War’ are waning
Agents of Influence: The real consequence of Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative is mayhem
Trump’s envoy tries to make a distinction between Hezbollah and Lebanon’s government where there is none
Notes from the American Inferno: why educational institutions are the locus of our current cultural collapse and our best hope to be saved from it
How Prime Minister Netanyahu turns all political opinions about his leadership into a referendum on nothing less than the Manichean struggle between good and evil
News about an inflammatory documentary breaks just as a charm offensive is underway. What does Doha really want?
The late, spaced-out Israeli artist would have been 84 this week
Yiddish writer Chava Rosenfarb brought cruel death in the Lodz ghetto to life
‘Seeing psychologically’ the philanthropic American collector couple who put Los Angeles on the art map
Ep. 124: Klezmer-rock band Golem, writer Molly Lambert on her grandmother’s exclusion from the 1936 Olympics, and a visit to a Hebrew language-focused elementary school in Harlem
Should the law be invoked to confront the Holocaust?
Bookworm: The scoundrel hero of the Hungarian writer’s play ‘Liliom’ steals a star from heaven
Ep. 125: Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal’s new food series and DoubleX Gabfest co-host June Thomas on the future of podcasting
When my daughter wouldn’t sleep through the night, I wondered: Was this a medical issue, or a psychological problem she’d inherited from my family?
A new lecture series by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik offers unexpected insights into the Jewish ideas that influenced America’s founders
Growing numbers of congregations are live-streaming services to those who can’t join in person but want to stay connected
Returning to my grandfather’s hometown, I witnessed the affection the locals feel for their country’s Jewish past
Two Bay Area Jewish women offer an intimate—but not too intimate—seminar on human sexuality