Stick in the Mud

Mud-bathing with mom, in the latest chapter of an illustrated memoir

Midrash Manicurist

An aspiring rabbi interprets the Torah on her fingernails

Fat Camp

Once a staple but long out of fashion, schmaltz makes a comeback

Hut Enough For Ya?

How to decorate a sukkah with no budget and no talent

Sub-Saharan Shabbat

Meet the first-generation Jews of Ghana

Sukkot’s Salad

A star chef tries his hand at giving the holiday a signature dish

Sukkot FAQ

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Feast of Tabernacles

Absolute Citron

A look at the etrog, the lemony fruit that helps define Sukkot

Swede Dreams

In Sweden for Rosh Hashanah, the author does PR for Yom Kippur

Topping Things Off

The third and final installment of a conversion story

Rabbis in Recession

The recession has hit the rabbinate, too. How are the newly ordained—and laid-off veterans—handling the rabbi glut?


Fasting, reflecting, and a series of sorries—all our Yom Kippur coverage

Dead Man Talking

A Torah portion of selfless acts and last words

God and Uman

Joining the Breslovers—and my cousin—for Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine

Shoes You Can Use

What to wear on Yom Kippur, when leather is banned

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