A new campaign strategy for Anthony Weiner, courtesy of Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, and more
The influential former secretary of state—courtier, careerist, proud American, conflicted Jew—turns 90
As political and financial crises deepen in Western Europe, French Jewry is facing a familiar test
Thrill to the Jewish Philosopher Queen as she does battle with boring Nazis, The New Yorker, and Mossad
The Bluths, returning this weekend for a fourth season, are the Jewish world’s archetypal family
Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
Serving as an Army chaplain gave one cantor a new view of the holiday, and a belief in a brighter future
Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality
This week’s Talmud reading prompts strikingly contemporary questions about observance and belief
Every Passover, my family makes me the Seder’s “wicked son.” I don’t mind—it’s a part I was born to play.
Chicken Marbella, once a staple of trendy dinner parties, is now a mainstay recipe for Passover’s festive meals
Video: The Gefilteria’s co-founder shows you how to spice up your horseradish—and make a Passover cocktail
Video: How to make perfect chicken soup and matzo balls from scratch—just in time for Passover
Sick of gray balls of mystery fish floating in jelly? Think outside the jar, and try a Sephardic recipe instead.
Nobody expected my grandfather to show up at my apartment for Passover—two months after he died
The range of problems and the variety of answers in the study of Oral Law lead to new pathways of reasoning
A new start-up uses 21st-century technologies to make ancient values relatable and dynamic
I never wanted to learn to make my mother’s matbucha, a savory eggplant salad–until I became a mom-to-be
Don’t just ask for donations at your bar or bat mitzvah. Do some homework and find a cause with meaning.
Rabbis have long tried to persuade us of the benefits of parting with some of our money. Are we listening?
To overcome fated lives, the Talmud’s rabbis argued, perform virtuous acts according to Torah
As mainstream acceptance grows—along with membership—gay congregations face unexpected questions
In My Mother’s Wars, Lillian Faderman recalls her single mother’s frustrated efforts to save her family from the Holocaust
A new iPhone game turns the Bible’s most detailed book into fast-paced, educational entertainment
Street performers who pose for tourists by the Colosseum battle city authorities
Robert Worth, David Goldman, Edward Luttwak, Amos Harel, Nathan Thrall, and Lee Smith on the new Arab map
A rabbi and a serviceman meet while helping homeless vets
The world cries ‘fowl’ about his culinarily curious choice of grub
The global love for Jewish caricatures endures
On the Guardian columnist’s response to the terror attack in London
Plus drones, bacon, Billy Joel, and the Church of Scotland
Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription
…that he doesn’t want them to do comedy
We profiled Medea Benjamin back last year
The casino magnate gives another $40 million to Birthright
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
A visit to B&H Restaurant on Second Avenue brings back memories of milchig establishments of yore
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.