Purim reminds us it’s unusual for Jews to indulge in recreational boozing—one reason Polish nobles liked having them run taverns
In Lahore a Facebook group dedicated to atheists and agnostics serves a silent minority in the world’s other religious nation-state
But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Dudu Tassa immerses himself in the Arabic music of his late grandfather and reinterprets it for modern audiences
Peter and Martine Halban run England’s most cosmopolitan and finely curated Jewish and Middle Eastern-themed literary press
Somehow, the mangling of the Broadway actress’s name may be the best thing to happen to her underappreciated career
Why read the Talmud as a secular Jew? In part, for its expression of an independent Jewish creativity and spirituality.
We publish a comic holiday newsletter for our friends. Recently it started to feel like work, until I learned the meaning of ‘mitzvah.’
After reading my book out loud, I finally accepted the truth: I’m just not an oral tradition kind of guy
News Corp CEO throws support behind King David
Sharon Kleinbaum of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah is ‘delighted.’
Spectacle is evidence of incompetence, not anti-Israel conspiracy.
Stresses “golden and capital city” after it was temporarily cut from platform
Party platform amended to include Jerusalem—and delegates boo loudly
Will the two Jewish Hollywood stars outshine RNC highlight Clint Eastwood?
Video of speech endorsing Obama is broken–and no one noticed
Taxi ads slamming the ‘liberal media’ frustrate liberal drivers in Charlotte
David Wolpe insists that delivering a benediction at the Democratic Convention is not a political endorsement
Furniture mogul Mitchell Gold eschews glitzy Democratic confabs for coffee talk with evangelicals
L.A. rabbi to give convention benediction Wednesday in Charlotte
As the 91-year-old Yiddish theater star embarks on a Purim cabaret show, we revisit his appearance on Vox Tablet
Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice