Why ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe cannot be equated with anti-Semitism, either in nature or degree
With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
From Black Rock City to the Negev Desert, the sandy camping trip comes to the Middle East
Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
Jewish grandma Isadora Alman pioneered the American sex-advice column, then found her work obsolete.
Talmudic rabbis debate professional eulogizers, trying to strike a balance between the holy and the mundane
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
Collected Hanukkah coverage
The best of this year’s chanukiahs, the menorahs used for Hanukkah, are beautiful, sometimes clever, and occasionally poignant
Author Sue Fishkoff reports on the world of kosher food production and consumption
A new report tries to understand the demographic shift facing Jewish leadership
Several new books for children and young adults ask us to see the world through Palestinian kids’ eyes
Jacob’s ladder, the subject of this week’s parasha, is a lot like the great video game Minecraft
Partying in Brooklyn, with 4,000 Chabad rabbis
Gil Marks is making his encyclopedic knowledge of Jewish food available to the rest of us
In The Encyclopedia of Jewish Food, Gil Marks argues that food is about much more than just eating
A new young-adult novel tackles sexual abuse in the ultra-Orthodox world
What Jacob—the hero of this week’s parasha—and the Tea Party can teach us about politics
The dark side of divine inspiration: one writer’s cautionary tale
Preparing to officiate at my parents’ wedding-vow renewal, I discovered a connection to Judaism I didn’t know I had
What Abraham’s servant—the hero of this week’s parasha—and modern science can teach us about finding love
Searching for Jewish cooking in France
Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war
If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
Update: 81-year-old comedian’s condition upgraded from critical to stable
Digitized archive features iconic images of pre-war Jewish life in Europe
Rabbi and his wife killed during 2008 rampage that left more than 150 dead
It’s called ‘Home,’ and its release is extremely well-timed
After 50 days of fighting, Israel and Hamas agree to Egypt-mediated truce
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet