After my child died, I reconnected with God through prayer—which is the point of Kaddish, on both sides of the mechitza
I prided myself on living modestly—even seeing it as a Jewish virtue. Then I confronted my envy of those who were better off.
Illogical Jewish laws are ‘matters that Satan challenges’: raising doubts for enemies of Judaism and skeptical Jews
The popular role-playing game, published 40 years ago this week, demands nearly Talmudic attention
Male reviewers who’ve been lukewarm about the Golden Globe-winning children’s movie have failed to understand its true spirit
On an agricultural farm in the Negev, visitors learn how to plant their own vegetable gardens for Tu B’Shevat
Listen to Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1958 speech at my synagogue, and you’ll understand how his words continue to inspire activism
King’s speech draws on a part of Isaiah that Jews recite after Tisha B’Av—offering a model for revitalizing his mission
Yascha Mounk talks about growing up in a place where people fetishized, reviled, or resented him simply for being born a Jew
Two Jewish women launched Modern Loss to help twenty- and thirtysomethings start a new conversation about struggling with grief
Judaism’s manual of sacred technology prizes holiness over beauty, action over thought, and ritual over belief
My Art Spiegelman print was suddenly worth thousands of dollars. But perhaps it was worth more hanging on my son’s wall.
Baby boomers and seniors are a growing segment of the community, with specific needs for programming, rituals, and accessibility
Our digital age hinders empathy, facilitates malice, and ruptures relationships. But one books argues that all hope is not lost.