Endnote

Amid financial shortfalls and a Conservative crisis, the Jewish Theological Seminary will shutter its cantorial school

Fat and Fabulous

Plus-size retail queen Deb Malkin insists that fashion isn’t only for the skinny

Evil Tongues

A haftorah of gossip and godliness

High on the Hog

The national infatuation with pork has reached Jewish cuisine, prohibitions notwithstanding

Davos Shabbos

Friday-night dinner with the machers in Switzerland

Hey, Jew, Don’t Make It Bad

Does telling children they’re hated make them mishear lyrics and, eventually, horde Viagra?

Losing My Religion

How becoming a father drove me away from Judaism—and my daughters into the Episcopal Church

Still Lives

Newly discovered photographs shed light on daily existence in the Pale of Settlement

Falling Down

How to talk to kids about death, in Haiti and at home

Judge Dread

A haftorah of women and war

Tu B’Shevat FAQ

Everything you ever wanted to know about the arboreal holiday

Tu B’Chef

A ‘Top Chef’ star takes on Tu B’Shevat

Planet of the Helicopter Parents

Want an epic adventure? Try having kids in New York

Beyond Goulash

A hungry reporter samples the hearty cuisine of Jewish Budapest

Fat Cats

Ehud Olmert, like the author’s son, believes in the feline defense: ‘I’m a cat, not a regular person, and the rules don’t apply to me’

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