Esther marries indie rock royalty

Vision of Unity

An activist poet explores the religious side of social justice

Radical Mystic

A onetime scientist’s progression from atheism to spiritualism

Say Hallelujah!

Singing the praises of Jesus Camp

House Party

An eccentric philanthropist is paying young people to be Jewish—whatever that means

Dreams of the Father

Rodger Kamenetz’s latest spiritual trip is into the subconscious

Miracle on New Jersey Avenue

From the archives: An unexpected profusion of gifts for six Brooklyn siblings

Week at a Glance

Pornographic vegan cupcakes and other highlights of a West Coast Hanukkah

Festival of Candles

Celebrating Hanukkah—and my grandfather’s birthday—whether behind drawn curtains in Lithuania or openly in Canada

Dolls of the World

The revelation behind a houseful of aging belongings

Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon

The frenetic, hormonally charged days before a bat mitzvah

Let Us Eat Cake

There’s only one Biblical birthday bash

The Dude Abides

What happens when an agnostic follows all the rules in the Bible? A.J. Jacobs finds out.

The Etrog Man

A consummate salesman sings the praises of this unusual fruit

Ritual du Jour

Vanessa Ochs studies “bark mitzvahs” and other modern inventions

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