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
In her new memoir, Donna Minkowitz recalls being torn between her mother’s overbearing fantasies and her father’s cruel games
Who wrote the Torah? An unlikely group of Orthodox scholars has launched a website that gets to the heart of Jewish tenets.
More than an ephemeral part of Sukkot observance, the fruit also symbolizes the commitment of one generation to the next
In this week’s Daf Yomi, deference, privilege, and the appearance of impropriety from the rabbis of ancient Jewish society
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I never felt comfortable in my Orthodox neighborhood on Sukkot until I made a sukkah of my own—from the most unlikely materials
The Yom Kippur prayer unites everyone who hears it. Twenty-five years after I converted, it still gives me goose bumps.
As we contemplate our connection to the Divine on the High Holidays, we should recall the reciprocal love at the heart of Judaism
Becoming fluent in your own religious tradition is like playing an instrument or a sport: It takes time, dedication, and practice.
Isolation didn’t help Jonah find redemption inside the whale. It isn’t helping thousands of American prisoners today, either.