Montreal, Virtual Jewish Museum

A website’s interactive map brings the city’s Jewish past to life, showcasing everything from synagogues to smoked meat

Not Quite a Bodice-Ripper, But …

Starstruck author Yael Levy puts religious Jewish women in a place they’re rarely found: romance novels

Best Cholent Ever? An Iraqi Stew

Tebit, a sticky, sweet chicken dish traditionally served on Shabbat, is gaining popularity—for good reason

Can’t Touch This

Talmudic rabbis debate the reach of permissions and prohibitions, and Jews are rewarded for virtuous behavior

A Jerusalem Love Story

What happens when an Israeli and a Palestinian, separated by checkpoints, meet and fall for each other

An Object of Desire?

As an Orthodox woman, I relish the freedom from ogling that modest dress offers—but it’s nice to be admired

Spiritual Healing Behind Bars

A Jewish spiritual practice called Mussar offers hope and inner peace for women in an unlikely place: prison

Praying for My Patients

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.

Viva Pastrami!

A Jewish deli favorite endures in a Mexican-American neighborhood that was once L.A.’s Lower East Side

Eat This Endangered Species

A partridge native to Yemen might go extinct. A rabbi is trying to save it, because he thinks it’s kosher.

Queen for a Day

The rabbis who reasoned about the day of rest also celebrated it. Plus: The Talmud on iPad and in translation.

Kissing Cousins

My grandmother set me up with a cute, Jewish girl. We had a lot in common—including our family tree.

How To Sell Judaism

Archie Gottesman got New Yorkers to love a storage company. Can she get Jews to love being Jewish?

My Man in Havana

When we fled Cuba in 1962, my uncle stayed. He died 50 years later, without ever explaining his decision.

D.C.’s Missing Kosher Food

Washington’s restaurant scene may be booming, but D.C. still isn’t a capital place to find good kosher eats

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