I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.
Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family
‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes
Assassinated for his opposition to Zionism, de Haan’s life was a succession of scandals, from sex with young Arabs to radical diplomacy
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to
Jews have been hooked on fake butter for a century. It’s time to banish it from our kitchens.
L.A.’s top chefs come together—and cook kosher—to honor Project Chicken Soup founder Mollie Pier
At NOLA bakery, Israelis sample pecan pie and buttermilk biscuits—with a side order of American culture
How schnapps, herring, and bowtie cookies became standard fare in shul—and why they’re making a comeback
Friday night dinner wouldn’t be the same without this Jewish staple. Here’s the tastiest recipe you’ll find.
Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi paint a complex portrait of their hometown’s cuisine in a new cookbook
It’s long been a staple of the Jewish bakeries. Now you can make a perfect seven-layer cake at home.
David Nahmias keeps a family tradition alive by making mahia, a Moroccan fig brandy, in America
The citron, essential for Sukkot rituals, can be put to many wonderful uses after the holiday
Forget bagels and cream cheese. Break the Yom Kippur fast in a new way with recipes from a Top Chef master.
Dipping apples in honey for Rosh Hashanah? Here’s a guide to picking the best ingredients for a sweet new year.
With star chef Adam Sobel’s recipe, nobody has an excuse for dry, overcooked meat this Rosh Hashanah
In New Kosher Cuisine, one of the doyennes of kosher home cooking takes her fare in a simpler direction
Rancho La Puerta’s proprietor pioneered healthy eating. Now she teaches guests how to keep food simple.
Jews have pioneered the premium ice cream craze for 40 years, from Häagen-Dazs to Ben & Jerry’s and beyond
Who needs Christian Bale as Moses when Val Kilmer did a brilliant job in the 90s?
Baruch Lebovits, who pleaded guilty to child molestation in May, served less than three months
Rudolf Hess’ prison food is being photographed for the first time.
How the 1984 paranormal comedy ended up in the conservative film canon
Jill Soloway’s latest offering is absorbing, sincere, and tender
A case of how doing what seems wrong can also be what’s right
Setting the record straight on the Hall of Famer’s 69th birthday
Talmudic scholars have never agreed on the pre-Yom Kippur chicken sacrifice
Rivlin joins 11-year-old George Amira, whose anti-bullying video went viral
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.