It took more than 20 years and 500 driving lessons—and some prayer—before I got comfortable behind the wheel
A three-point guide to blocking out BDS, SJP, and other evils on campus
Where to find the country’s top cheap eats, from sabich to burekas, fricassee to baguettes—and, yes, hummus and falafel
In this excerpt from his new memoir ‘High Holiday Porn,’ Eytan Bayme remembers tasting something he’d never tried before
For a century, it’s been a camp for (mostly) Jewish girls—but not a Jewish camp
The father of Jewish ‘gay reparative therapy’ had some even worse ideas for making a buck
Video: With a splash of lemon juice and a blend of cinnamon, cardamom, and currants, this Armenian recipe is perfect for summer
Why do I wear a Jewish star on my necklace? Because in other places, people can’t.
Baking my grandmother’s rugelach helps me hold on to her—and pass on her memory to the next generation
‘The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen’ author Amelia Saltsman quite simply is the Santa Monica Farmers Market
From genetically engineering a holy cow to hacking the brain to override free will, theology and technology are intersecting in interesting ways
In the wake of Jon Stewart’s departure, how do we build news-savvy, politically engaged teenagers?
Bridging the abstract simplicity of divine pronouncements to the practical mess of everyday life
Oran Bendelstein is exporting his love of shredding—and counting on it to keep at-risk teenagers afloat
In the Israeli village of Neve Shalom, an unusual group of Jews and Arabs try to live together peacefully. It works, mostly.
If you want to make matzo balls, you’ve got to break some eggs. Right? Wrong.
The ancient text takes up the problem of ‘new circumstances’ in maintaining vows, and in so doing stumbles on what makes women attractive
A night at the Imperial Craft, Tel Aviv’s coolest bar
If I wanted my daughter to learn to love the Sabbath, I had to bend my own rules just a little
In the heat of summer, nothing is as refreshing as a cold pickle. Just ask my kids.
In rabbinic Judaism, learning replaces noble birth as a source of power and status—including the power to avoid state responsibility
Stop setting things on fire and traumatizing campers. There are better and more meaningful ways to mark the holiday.
Along with other questions of mind and body, this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ is also a field guide to Talmudic-era cuisine
I wanted my baby girl’s name to carry on a family tradition but embrace defiance, too
All this time, I thought I was the sophisticated one who left behind a dusty, provincial town. I had it all backwards.
Converting to Judaism didn’t only change how I felt spiritually. It changed how I felt about my body.
I sat ‘shiva.’ I said ‘Kaddish.’ Then I saw a Broadway musical.
Giving, taking, owning, donating, and other elements of property law, in this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’
A buggy new redesign led one ardent fan of the food-delivery app to grow more mindful of his relationship with his meals
At restaurants around the country, Jewish flavors and recipes are reshaping what’s on the menu