Monkey Business

Just in time for Passover, an exhibition devoted to Curious George sheds light on the character’s genesis and his German-Jewish creators’ exodus

Unleavened

Questions, answers, entrances, and exoduses—our complete Passover coverage

Get Back

A haftorah of remorse and return

Idol Worship

When we were kids, I wanted to follow in my brother’s footsteps. Now, as adults, I’m reminded why.

Ocean Pew

Though only a tiny fraction of what it was in the 18th century, Barbados’s Jewish community—and its 1750 synagogue—still stand proud

Politics and Poesy

In early 20th-century Poland, poet Shmuel Nadler took off his yarmulke and took up with the Communists

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?

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