The legendary rabbi talks about free love, doing LSD with Timothy Leary, and mortality in a new book, ‘The December Project’
To the Talmudic rabbis, religion was not opposed to the law but deeply connected to its study, even if dialogue wins over decree
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.
A lecture series in Jerusalem cooks up recipes based on the work of Meir Shalev, Chaim Nachman Bialik, and others
As a Soviet Jewish émigré, I broke all ties to Russia and its language—or so I thought, until my daughter was born
Immigrants from the former Soviet republic brought their recipes to Israel, where chefs and TV shows have made them popular
For a hundred generations Jews lived in anticipation of redemption, a historical tension that continues to define Judaism
My husband is Episcopalian, but together we have created a committed Jewish family and stayed part of the Jewish community
The relaunched TV series can inspire children to read more about the universe. Here are some great titles to get them started.
Covering my hair makes me feel like part of the Orthodox community. But how I cover it makes me feel like an individual.
A weekend retreat inspires advocacy for gay Orthodox Jews and creates a support network for families in religious communities
As Jews around the world commemorate the rescue of Persian Jewry, how do those who live where the story took place mark the day?
Praying on the side with their chosen gender is a quiet political statement for some, and a personal milestone for others
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.