Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig was set to convert to Christianity a century ago. Yom Kippur services changed his mind.
TV and film director Jill Soloway has been running a de facto Jewish community. The question is whether it can outlast her success.
Aristides de Sousa Mendes lost his reputation and his home. Now the grandson of a man he saved tries to restore both.
‘I may not hear very well, but I really know how to listen,’ says Rabbi Darby Leigh, as deaf Jews make strides in the community
From ‘Space Invaders’ to ‘Skyrim,’ video games offer valuable lessons that could help Israeli-Palestinian negotiations
Sex and drugs and Passover Seders: In a new documentary, two sisters reflect on their years on The Farm in the 1970s
Jews from Iran to India once spoke their own languages. The few remaining speakers are now the ends of those linguistic lines.
The Costa Concordia captain wasn’t obligated to sacrifice his life. But he shouldn’t have abandoned his passengers.
Elijah Schulman’s family had roots in Selma, Ala. Now his mitzvah project will help maintain its century-old temple.
In a new book, Heidi Ravven draws on philosophy, history, and neuroscience to argue that ethical behavior comes from looking outward, not within
Once a utopian getaway for children of socialists and left-wing organizers, the camp remains an essential haven for ‘weird Jews’
Websites, blogs, Facebook groups, and online support groups offer the chance to connect without the risk of ‘going public’
‘They learn to take responsibility, to be there for other people,’ says one organizer of the year-long Shin-Shin program
The Israeli army has always relied on its creativity. It could do with shedding even more prejudices, bad ideas, and pants.
Seventy years ago, Rabbi Aharon Kotler built an enduring community of yeshiva scholars by making peace with capitalism