From ‘The Rooster Prince of Breslov’ to ‘Beautiful Yetta, the Yiddish Chicken,’ why are so many kids’ books about chickens?
In the Talmud’s descriptions of self-glorifying and self-enriching Temple priests, lessons for today’s public officials
As nurses, spouses, or secretaries, German women in the east were helpmeets. A new book examines their roles in the Holocaust.
An American explains why she’s flying halfway around the world to join Women of the Wall for their 25th anniversary Kotel prayer group
The popular video game franchise has precious advice to offer about communication, continuity, and keeping the faith
Women from all over the world will travel to Ukraine to pray at the grave of Hasidic leader Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
Kids’ fascination with the undead goes far beyond one holiday, but it’s a perfect time to talk about Jewish traditions around death
Daf Yomi: The Talmud provides the Jewish version of well-known Christian gospel about money-changers
I wanted to avoid putting my children through what I’d been through as my mother and grandmother struggled with the disease
That radio bonded me to my grandfather, and to God, when I was a child. Decades later, it helped keep my family safe during a disaster.
My family loved eating out together. But when my daughter became Orthodox, almost all our options got crossed off the menu.
On a moshav in southern Israel, the women behind Matamey Cochin keep alive the flavors of an ancient Jewish community
My husband and I wanted kids. We just didn’t want them now. But the longer we delayed, the more we risked missing our chance.
The Talmud is not a literary text, yet its role in maintaining the continuity of Jewish history is undeniable
When my youngest sister got married, our parents marked the day with an unexpectedly traditional celebration. And it changed them.