Memory, continuity, and a grandfather’s curious New York Times ritual
‘To Rise Again at a Decent Hour’ wrestles with faith, community, baseball, and what it means to refuse to fill your cavities
The school aims to promote a moderate vision of Islam, but it faces deep skepticism from Jews and Muslims
In ‘New York Review,’ William Pfaff blames the victims
Against the Jewish belief in apocalypse
When Israelis and Palestinians choose politics over music, they’re guilty of the gravest offense in the Torah: acting like Amalek
The Purim tradition of drowning out Haman’s name with noise dates back to medieval times. But in our increasingly cacophonous lives, an illustrator wonders: Does the grogger need to be reinvented?
Hamen-tasting, Vashti the feminist, and more on Purim
Sam Apple encounters a shepherd who sings in Yiddish—and forces him to question his deepest fear.