Food expert Uri Mayer-Chissick leads foraging tours in Israel to help preserve the region’s agricultural and culinary history
Having failed to stop the Iran deal, and ignored by Democrats and Republicans alike, can the once-mighty organization bounce back?
For the witches at Jewitch Camp, observing the holiday means combining Jewish prayers with neo-pagan rituals
The great French filmmaker died this week, just days before the New York Film Festival premiere of her portrait of her Auschwitz-survivor mother
Starting the Torah cycle anew and reckoning with Moses’ unfulfilled desire to reach the promised land
We tend to overlook the gentiles who keep synagogues running. As we begin the Torah anew, let’s acknowledge our debt to them.
The citron, essential for Sukkot rituals, can be put to many wonderful uses after the holiday
Manhattan’s Shearith Israel and Newport, Rhode Island’s Jeshuat Israel are both claiming ownership over silver, colonial-era rimonim. A judge will soon declare the lawful owner.
The drama continues for the ex-CEO of the popular hipster clothier, whose image continues to plummet, along with the company’s stock price
Swastika-brandished banner covers building doubling as a coordinating location for SS officer Alois Brunner and the round-up of Nice’s Jews
Comments from our readers about Primo Levi’s death and the Traveler’s Prayer
On Hoshana Rabbah, as the High Holidays’ period of judgment comes to a conclusion, give your chicken soup a taste of something meaningful
The failure of Palestinian leaders to seriously grapple with the Oslo framework leads to more senseless deaths
This pontiff—and the one before—and what’s left of Rome
An excerpt from Francine Prose’s new biography of the eminent art collector and socialite Peggy Guggenheim
Peggy Guggenheim: the bon vivant and tell-all memoirist who defied her family, took a thousand lovers, and forever changed the art world
The generous master poet of the sublime died this week at age 78