Eat This Endangered Species

A partridge native to Yemen might go extinct. A rabbi is trying to save it, because he thinks it’s kosher.

The First Time I Shot a Gun

When I decided that my next book would include a gun, I went to a firing range for the first time—and loved it

The Israeli Business Bible

Eliyahu Goldratt’s The Goal is required reading in every business school, but it’s also a fable about Israeli-American relations

Pantsless in Jerusalem

In most places, the No Pants Subway Ride is just a prank. How’d it go over in a city that prizes modesty?

Jewish Life Booms in Cologne

As immigrants revive the German city’s historic community, new ideas emerge about Jewish engagement

Israel’s Mister Austerity

Dov Yosef was one of the state’s founding fathers, but his unpopular economic measures made him a pariah

The Day the Mikveh Went Dry

When a drought left Omaha’s ritual bath empty, refilling it required some imagination—and a ton of ice

Hidden Jerusalem: Sex Guide

In the first part of a new series, we meet a sex therapist who helps religious Jews achieve intimacy

The Jewish View on Weapons

As we debate gun policy in the wake of Newtown, we should heed the wisdom of the Jewish sages

Sephardic Jews Take Manhattan

The Syrian community, long based in Brooklyn, makes itself at home on the Upper East Side

A Doctor Without Borders

An Atlanta physician retires after building a network that treats Jewish patients from Ukraine to Ethiopia

Joseph, the Original DREAMer

How my bar mitzvah portion taught me about immigration and Jewish values—27 years after I first read it

Poland’s Real Jewish Revival

Their parents and grandparents hid their Jewishness, but now some Poles are converting back to Judaism

Angels in Judaica

Jews’ interest in angels dates back millennia—as the Israel Museum’s ‘Divine Messengers’ exhibit attests

The Feminist Manifesto

Reading Shulamith Firestone’s The Dialectic of Sex, I found the urgency today’s radicals lack

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