Daf Yomi: For generations, Talmudic training has meant exercising the mind in logical thinking, not just learning laws
In this excerpt from her new memoir ‘On My Knees,’ Periel Aschenbrand finds comfort in a visit from her blunt Israeli cousin
Concerns grow about the shot’s efficacy, despite promising results. Maybe we’re more worried about our daughters’ sexuality.
Video: This July Fourth, mix up the ideal seasoning for barbecue chicken or brisket—or an unexpected treat for vegetarians
Video: Using a European Jewish recipe for a buttery crust, make an all-American treat to celebrate Independence Day
Daf Yomi: In textual analysis, the rabbis found biblical bases for customs and rituals that lacked them
Elijah Schulman’s family had roots in Selma, Ala. Now his mitzvah project will help maintain its century-old temple.
In a new book, Heidi Ravven draws on philosophy, history, and neuroscience to argue that ethical behavior comes from looking outward, not within
Last week’s Supreme Court decision on gay marriage came too late for Uncle Bill, who had to keep his relationship a secret
Just as we sing lullabies to newborns, I now offer the same loving care as part of my work with a burial fellowship
Once a utopian getaway for children of socialists and left-wing organizers, the camp remains an essential haven for ‘weird Jews’
Websites, blogs, Facebook groups, and online support groups offer the chance to connect without the risk of ‘going public’
Long after the Jerusalem Temple was destroyed, Talmudic rabbis kept it alive in their imaginations, and ours
An American expat opened her bakery in the German capital because what locals were doing to bagels was ‘bad for the Jews’
The mark on this yeshiva boy’s arm is a symbol of how I ultimately held on to my religious background after I came out