With radical views on gays, abortion, and Jews, Francis is modernizing the church. Can we convince our relatives to believe it?
Trained in erotic massage and queer spiritual counseling, Rabbi David Dunn Bauer comes back to the New York shul where he started
A woman in Germany claimed to have photos that could solve a mystery about my great-uncle’s death. But was she telling the truth?
Boutique olive-oil producers gain popularity in Israel, but cheap imported oil—often lower quality—threatens the fledgling industry
From ‘The Rooster Prince of Breslov’ to ‘Beautiful Yetta, the Yiddish Chicken,’ why are so many kids’ books about chickens?
In the Talmud’s descriptions of self-glorifying and self-enriching Temple priests, lessons for today’s public officials
As nurses, spouses, or secretaries, German women in the east were helpmeets. A new book examines their roles in the Holocaust.
An American explains why she’s flying halfway around the world to join Women of the Wall for their 25th anniversary Kotel prayer group
The popular video game franchise has precious advice to offer about communication, continuity, and keeping the faith
Women from all over the world will travel to Ukraine to pray at the grave of Hasidic leader Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
Kids’ fascination with the undead goes far beyond one holiday, but it’s a perfect time to talk about Jewish traditions around death
Daf Yomi: The Talmud provides the Jewish version of well-known Christian gospel about money-changers
I wanted to avoid putting my children through what I’d been through as my mother and grandmother struggled with the disease
That radio bonded me to my grandfather, and to God, when I was a child. Decades later, it helped keep my family safe during a disaster.
My family loved eating out together. But when my daughter became Orthodox, almost all our options got crossed off the menu.