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Day of Rest

Judith Shulevitz’s new book considers the Sabbath throughout the ages and in her own life

Going Nuts

Passover is about freedom, so let’s not encourage our kids to be slaves to their allergies

Bull Market

A haftorah of blame and blessings

Welcome Home?

My children are becoming German citizens, and I’m going nuts

Gaming God

A haftorah of video games and vengeance

Exodus

Forget cleaning for Passover and instead head to a luxury hotel for the holiday

Are You There, God? It’s Us.

Little people, big questions

Sisters in Arms

Playing the defiant Vashti in a day school Purim play awakened my inner feminist

Unmasked

Has Purim replaced Passover as the best holiday vehicle for expressing individual Jewish identity?

Out to Get You

A haftorah of enemies, real and imagined

Top Hamantashen

After a painstaking survey, Tablet Magazine awards title for nation’s tastiest triangular treat

Purim FAQ

Everything you ever wanted to know about the story of Esther

Friday Night Wonderland

Making Palestinian chicken and Moroccan challah for a Shabbat dinner with Alice Waters

Ad Men

After the testosterone-fueled commercial wasteland of the Super Bowl, Olympics spots show some love to women.

Minyan Man

After starting his own prayer group, Elie Kaunfer is teaching others to do the same

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