Torn Apart

After the lost golem enjoys his long-awaited reunion with Rabbi Judah Loew, a fashion show goes horribly awry and drives the creature to drink

Power Suits

Dressing up is a crucial element of the Purim celebration—as well as a powerful piece of the Hunger Games trilogy of young-adult novels

Model Citizen

The lost golem finally reconnects with his creator—but now that he’s found a place where he belongs, he’s not quite ready to leave New York

Tablets

Ultraconservatives get it wrong on birth control: Americans should embrace Judaism’s nuanced approach rather than adhering to absolutes

Tumbling Down

The building that once housed Anshe Kanesses, one of the grandest synagogues in ‘Chicago’s Jerusalem,’ faces the wrecking ball after 99 years

Bagels and Luxe

A new high-end residential development is seeking to add a shine of kosher chic to the historic—if also historically downmarket—Lower East Side

Salonica Stories

The earliest known Ladino memoir, now in translation, sheds light on both Ottoman Jewry and one controversial man’s conflicts with the community

Project Runway

Wandering New York in search of his creator, the lost golem finally finds someone who sees him as something more than a horrible monster

Met Life

Judah Loew searches for his lost golem at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, hoping that the sculptures will offer him some guidance

Heart of Texas

A new initiative encourages Orthodox families to move to Houston, where Jewish life is affordable—but will New Yorkers be enticed by kosher chili?

A Bubble Bursts

With his golem still missing, Judah Loew becomes acquainted with that most New York of moods:  agitation

School Ties

Ivy League style, the quintessentially WASPy American look defined by Jewish designers a century ago, returns to the runways for Fashion Week

Cheap Eats

An entrepreneur opened a Jewish-themed restaurant in Lviv, Ukraine. Chopped liver is on the menu, but not its price—diners get to haggle over it.

Soviet Unions

An American moves to St. Petersburg, Russia—where Jews were once forbidden to live—and finds Jewishness has social currency, especially for dating

The Modern Golem

In a new graphic column, Judah Loew and his famous homemade creature time-travel to the wilds of New York City, circa 2012

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