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
Ruth Shack, a champion of the arts who sponsored of the 1977 Human Rights Ordinance to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, was recently fêted in Miami
The stars of ‘Broad City’ are upending—and redefining—what it means to be a Jewish woman in charge of her own sexuality
Here’s a Jewy questionnaire to make your awkward Valentine’s Day date even awkwarder and Jewier
Bernie Sanders’s Jewish heritage should be an outward source of pride, but the would-be president—and the mainstream media—continue to keep his roots mostly hidden from view. This hurts.
The rich get richer
Chabad has published details about Sanders’s support for public menorahs in Burlington, Vermont, and his correspondences with Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson
How a U.S. Senator’s fight against labeling Israeli settlement products is actually a gift to the BDS movement
The Israel Prize-winning educator, activist, and former seamstress seeks to integrate secular and religious lives for a new generation of Haredi men and women
Why the key to the great civilizational clash of our time is understanding faithful people of all religions who must dominate non-believers to uphold their own truth
Dispatch from the majority-Muslim Southeast Asian nation, where scapegoats have been in high demand lately
Just as reporter Jason Rezaian was freed from two years in captivity, the paper of record was selling luxury tours to Tehran. Why?
Obama’s long game is a complete restructuring of the balance of power in the region—but with what results?
In 1974, the show that inspired Scully and Mulder delivered one of the most jarring depictions of anti-Semitic persecution ever broadcast on TV
The Israeli choreographer behind the acclaimed new Broadway revival updates the peasant vibe of an American classic
The writer’s new collection of personal essays and newspaper columns will make you laugh until you cry
A tribute to the great Zucker-Abrahams comedies of the 1980s and 1990s, it is easily among the most Jewish things on TV
This week on Unorthodox: Word maven Lizzie Skurnick wants to know your favorite expression, and writer Bill Schulz says he inspired the worst character in ‘Trainwreck’
Golems, messiahs, tradesmen, Nazis, and townspeople converge in the story collection ‘In the Land of Armadillos’
On a special Valentine’s Day episode, we talk to ‘Odd Mom Out’ creator and star Jill Kargman, and dating coach Nancy Slotnick helps us play yenta for a lucky listener
A three-part story of love, loss, and all the music in between. Part III: ‘It’s an open wound, Mom, it’s going to take time. That’s what you’d be telling me, right?’
‘Daf Yomi’ zig-zags from impure wine to the Talmud’s apocryphal reasoning for the destruction of the Temple
A recent visit from an old friend left us both wondering about the choices we made about family and career
It’s like Rosh Hashanah for football fans. Or is it like Passover? Whatever it is, it’s something familiar for Jews.
This week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ features captives, kidnappers, and extortionists; ransom, escape, and stonings—and black magic