Changing the Equation for Orthodox Women Studying Math and Science

As Israel’s first female Haredi dean, mathematician Malka Schaps is helping other religious women follow in her footsteps

How To Make a Salad That Captures the Smoky Flavors of the Mediterranean

Video: It starts with a simple grilled eggplant, but the toppings—pomegranate seeds, feta, and tahini—make it a sophisticated dish

In the Rains, Talmudic Symbols of Goodwill, Punishment, and a Deep Covenant

The Torah sages study and respond to natural phenomena in an effort to understand our place on Earth

From Prisoner to Master Chef: Israeli Restaurateur Avi Levy’s Unlikely Journey

After years behind bars, addicted to drugs, he’s now one of Jerusalem’s top chefs—with a new restaurant set to open

Taking on Tamarind, a Staple of Syrian Jewish Cooking, With Aleppo’s Culinary Ambassador

Cookbook writer Poopa Dweck shares the key to her savory delights

Mormon Bishop Is on a Mission To Promote Jewish Missionaries

Interfaith activist Mark Paredes tries to boost understanding between the two religions—and to encourage Jewish proselytizing

The Jewish History of Pick Salami, Hungary’s Most Iconic Pork Product

Mark Pick may not have eaten the meat that bears his name, but he built a grand synagogue with the profits

Camp Puts Jewish Values to the Test—That’s Why Camp Friendships Endure

While kids play ball, swap clothes, and steal their first kisses, they also learn about community, identity, and being a mensch

When the Talmud Replaced the Temple as the Structure at the Heart of Jewish Life

Judaism became a religion of laws, haunted and bound by the absence of a home for Jewish sovereignty

The 13 Worst Jewish Fathers in Literature, From Abraham to Mr. Portnoy

They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.

Red, Delicious: How Paprika Became Jews’ Favorite Hungarian Spice

Sweet or hot, stewed in goulash or rubbed on chicken, this versatile spice is a staple of the Jewish-American kitchen

How Magic Can Help Underprivileged Israeli Teenagers Get Ahead

When is a trick more than a trick? When Ophir Samson uses it to teach confidence, leadership, and work-related skills

Talmudic Rabbis Debate the Practice of the Law Versus the Intention Behind It

Technical discussion about the shofar leads quickly to an examination of deep spiritual questions

On Shavuot, the Book of Ruth Offers Doctors a Prescription for Compassion

Medical professionals could learn a lot from the biblical character, whose kindness initiated a chain of merciful acts

‘Daf Yomi’: Talmudic Rabbinical Thought Was Part Lunatic, Part Moon Shot

Why gamblers, pigeon racers, and usurers can’t witness a Jewish new moon, and why the lunar calendar still matters

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