By elevating witches and demons to the level of gods, Talmudic rabbis diminished religious thought
I’ve developed an odd relationship with kashrut—one that allows the occasional bit of bacon as a pressure-valve in hard times
Every night, I took part in a prayer group to help a sick child and her family. But I’m the one who ended up transformed.
‘I still don’t like to cook. I love to eat. I love to watch my children eat,’ she says in her new cookbook, ‘Joy of Kosher.’
As they produce ‘The Whale That Ate Jonah,’ members dish about Chabad, circumcision, and the time they performed in an S&M dungeon
In the Talmud, examples of real-life rabbinic behavior and the intensely personal nature of lawmaking
Israeli drug trials are investigating whether MDMA can be a useful psychiatric tool in treating post-traumatic stress disorder
I enjoyed some very expensive restaurants when my parents were treating. But as I approached 30, I wanted to pay my own way.
As her classic children’s book marks its 25th anniversary, the author tells more immigrant tales in a new prequel, ‘The Blessing Cup’
The ‘Monday Morning Cooking Club’ cookbook gathers more than recipes. It collects Jewish stories from around the world.
In the Bible, the rabbis had the most accurate possible description of the world—a flawed and limited cosmology
Old family recipes—from Morocco, Iraq, or Poland—in a new context offer a new range of options for Israeli restaurants
We tend to overlook the gentiles who keep synagogues running. As we begin the Torah anew, let’s acknowledge our debt to them.
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Daf Yomi: The one protection God granted the Jews was to scatter them, so that no single enemy could destroy them all at once