Listen to Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1958 speech at my synagogue, and you’ll understand how his words continue to inspire activism
King’s speech draws on a part of Isaiah that Jews recite after Tisha B’Av—offering a model for revitalizing his mission
Yascha Mounk talks about growing up in a place where people fetishized, reviled, or resented him simply for being born a Jew
Two Jewish women launched Modern Loss to help twenty- and thirtysomethings start a new conversation about struggling with grief
Judaism’s manual of sacred technology prizes holiness over beauty, action over thought, and ritual over belief
My Art Spiegelman print was suddenly worth thousands of dollars. But perhaps it was worth more hanging on my son’s wall.
Baby boomers and seniors are a growing segment of the community, with specific needs for programming, rituals, and accessibility
Our digital age hinders empathy, facilitates malice, and ruptures relationships. But one books argues that all hope is not lost.
Judaism teaches us to be kind to animals. We teach that lesson to our kids by caring for our pets and mourning their loss as a family.
Joyva continues almost a century of market dominance, but two new companies are turning sesame into something trendy
Since my first child died, I’ve tried to understand how my grandfather handled losing his entire family, and how he kept going
Video: End the year on a sweet note with this Bavarian treat, a simple cake covered with a maple-caramel sauce
Chinese food, television, and family fights in the back of the car.
Biblical examples of righteousness and wickedness show that in Judaism, goodness remains possible and divine