How a man named Asser Levy turned New Amsterdam into a new Jewish home
The Red Star Line carried half a million Jewish refugees from Europe as they fled pogroms, anti-Semitism, and the Nazis
Julius Bien is remembered for his maps and Audubon lithographs. But his talents were apparent at age 23 in a wedding contract.
I felt guilty finding spiritual fulfillment outside my faith, until I realized that Judaism and yoga don’t have to be mutually exclusive
He’ll teach in New York, lecture around the world, and publish more books to foster ‘a new generation of Jewish leadership’
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
As nurses, spouses, or secretaries, German women in the east were helpmeets. A new book examines their roles in the Holocaust.
Kids’ fascination with the undead goes far beyond one holiday, but it’s a perfect time to talk about Jewish traditions around death
As they produce ‘The Whale That Ate Jonah,’ members dish about Chabad, circumcision, and the time they performed in an S&M dungeon
Israeli drug trials are investigating whether MDMA can be a useful psychiatric tool in treating post-traumatic stress disorder
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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.