Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt
Purim reminds us it’s unusual for Jews to indulge in recreational boozing—one reason Polish nobles liked having them run taverns
In Lahore a Facebook group dedicated to atheists and agnostics serves a silent minority in the world’s other religious nation-state
Yet another difficult internal and ancient debate that modern Jews are unlikely to resolve
Dudu Tassa immerses himself in the Arabic music of his late grandfather and reinterprets it for modern audiences
Peter and Martine Halban run England’s most cosmopolitan and finely curated Jewish and Middle Eastern-themed literary press
In recent novels, sermons, and Bible-study guides, evangelicals and mainline Protestants alike find inspiration in the biblical tale
Why read the Talmud as a secular Jew? In part, for its expression of an independent Jewish creativity and spirituality.
We publish a comic holiday newsletter for our friends. Recently it started to feel like work, until I learned the meaning of ‘mitzvah.’
A website’s interactive map brings the city’s Jewish past to life, showcasing everything from synagogues to smoked meat
Starstruck author Yael Levy puts religious Jewish women in a place they’re rarely found: romance novels
Tebit, a sticky, sweet chicken dish traditionally served on Shabbat, is gaining popularity—for good reason
Talmudic rabbis debate the reach of permissions and prohibitions, and Jews are rewarded for virtuous behavior
What happens when an Israeli and a Palestinian, separated by checkpoints, meet and fall for each other
As an Orthodox woman, I relish the freedom from ogling that modest dress offers—but it’s nice to be admired
A Jewish spiritual practice called Mussar offers hope and inner peace for women in an unlikely place: prison
As a doctor, I know there’s a power higher than me. That’s why I pray every day for the people I’m treating.
A Jewish deli favorite endures in a Mexican-American neighborhood that was once L.A.’s Lower East Side
A partridge native to Yemen might go extinct. A rabbi is trying to save it, because he thinks it’s kosher.
The rabbis who reasoned about the day of rest also celebrated it. Plus: The Talmud on iPad and in translation.
My grandmother set me up with a cute, Jewish girl. We had a lot in common—including our family tree.
Archie Gottesman got New Yorkers to love a storage company. Can she get Jews to love being Jewish?
When we fled Cuba in 1962, my uncle stayed. He died 50 years later, without ever explaining his decision.
Washington’s restaurant scene may be booming, but D.C. still isn’t a capital place to find good kosher eats
Locals say anti-Semitic vandalism the work of organized neo-Nazi groups
College administration removes sign advertising Israel Apartheid Week
Chabad emissary forced to leave her community amidst Russian occupation
Leo Bretholz was set to testify on behalf of proposed Maryland law this week
The 52-year-old man required medical attention but wasn’t seriously injured
Milk and Honey Distillery to produce an Israeli single malt whisky
Gives press conference in front of Navy-intercepted rockets bound for Gaza
Calls for Robert Levinson’s return to U.S. seven years after his disappearance
Life imitates art with announcement timed to the film’s French release
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet