In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ Talmudic rabbis debate the value of recycling, upselling, renovation, and sacred trash
I broke away from my hometown’s Orthodox community. But the girl I wanted to date wasn’t sure she had the strength to follow me.
Observant mothers-to-be hire doulas who share their religious practices and understand their specific needs
Forget blowing stuff up: Nintendo’s new hero is a brainy, puzzle-solving Jew
Zingerman’s has added a range of Hungarian items—from soups to pastries—to its menu, and now it’s leading European food tours
I regretted my unkind words as soon as I wrote them. And then the pain I’d caused another person came back to haunt me.
What happens when the most authoritative guardians of the tradition are sometimes baffled by the tradition themselves?
The holiday gives us permission to mourn for many things, personal and communal, that we avoid discussing the rest of the year
Brian Schwadron studied with indigenous healers around the world. Now he’s using what he learned to create wedding banquets.
Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
Antic embellishments, like Esther being good in bed, help Talmudic rabbis to more fully explicate the text’s divine meaning
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
I don’t talk like my fellow Torontonians because I was raised inside the ‘Bathurst Bubble,’ the city’s Jewish community