As Israel’s first female Haredi dean, mathematician Malka Schaps is helping other religious women follow in her footsteps
Interfaith activist Mark Paredes tries to boost understanding between the two religions—and to encourage Jewish proselytizing
When is a trick more than a trick? When Ophir Samson uses it to teach confidence, leadership, and work-related skills
Medical professionals could learn a lot from the biblical character, whose kindness initiated a chain of merciful acts
Ezras Nashim will provide emergency medical care for female patients in Boro Park while maintaining standards of modesty
After more than 75 years in business, the Lublinsky family opens a new flagship store to replace its iconic Tel Aviv knife shop
Antonina Samecka created her Risk Oy clothing line as a matter of pride, but it’s been embraced by non-Jews in Warsaw and beyond
Israelis usually win the International Bible Contest. But one year, two young Americans defied the odds in a televised showdown.
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Praying on the side with their chosen gender is a quiet political statement for some, and a personal milestone for others
Ruth Calderon reimagines ancient tales, while Tova Hartman and Charlie Buckholtz examine characters in the margins
Rabbi Moshe Yurman is one of just three men in America making ritual knives for shochtim. You can guess what’s in his basement.
Barbara Aiello has uncovered many Italians’ secret histories. But her methods and theories have won her many detractors.