Beyond Repair

Is tikkun olam, the Jewish concept of “healing the world,” as dangerous as David Horowitz says it is?

Pilgrimage

Each year before Rosh Hashanah, thousands of Jews visit the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav. Rodger Kamenetz joined them and brought along a friend: Franz Kafka.

L’Chaim!

Six kosher wines to spruce up your holiday meals

Kitchen Conversions

Intermarried couples must learn new holiday recipes and traditions

Market Value

With Rosh Hashanah falling earlier than usual, a chef offers holiday dishes built around late-summer produce

In With the In Crowd

‘Inclusive’ education—when special-needs students share classrooms with other students—benefits all kids

High Holidays 5771

Collected Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur coverage

Haters

A haftorah of strong emotions and long views

Breeding Ground

In a graphic memoir and an online video, two women channel anguish over infertility into art

Eat, Pray, Love Your Brother

The Julia Roberts blockbuster—and the Elizabeth Gilbert memoir it’s based on—get the prayer part all wrong

Dog Days

A hot day in Tel Aviv, a bored child, and a discussion of the Commandments

Priestly Caste

There’s a growing movement of women who practice their Judaism through feminist, earth-based rituals

Value Judgment

A haftorah of dark times and core beliefs

Sore

When immigrant Lower East Side moms rioted over tonsillectomies

Short and Sweet

A new book defends the height-challenged and teaches kids about the misuse of science

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