Purim is More Than Just ‘Jewish Halloween’

Why the common comparison sells the Jewish holiday short

The Tattler Guide to Having the Least Christmas-y Christmas Ever

If all the joy and happiness in the air are making you miserable, try one of these six strategies for how to ruin Dec. 25

Amar’e Stoudemire Says Jews Shouldn’t Celebrate Halloween

But two years ago the New York Knick dressed up as Solomon

Is Halloween the New Yom Kippur?

According to Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, maybe…

A Horror Story Set in Hasidic Crown Heights

How a non-Jewish van driver found inspiration for a novel along his route

Zombies, Vampires, and Things That Come Back to Life: A Rabbi’s Take on Halloween and Beyond

Kids’ fascination with the undead goes far beyond one holiday, but it’s a perfect time to talk about Jewish traditions around death

R.L. Stine is Back With New ‘Fear Street’ Books

Happy early Halloween, teen horror fans

This Halloween, Dress Up As Your Favorite Jewish Feminist Icon

Jewish Women’s Archive has tips for your best Gloria Steinem and Bella Abzug

Tel Aviv’s Taste of the South

At NOLA bakery, Israelis sample pecan pie and buttermilk biscuits—with a side order of American culture

Halloween 2.0?

Backlash over revealing Purim costumes

Amar’e Stoudemire Is Solomon for Halloween

It’s actually the perfect costume

Flesh and Blood

Max Brooks shares his father Mel’s sense of humor. But when it comes to thinking about zombie outbreaks and how to prevent them, he is dead serious.

Sundown: Bomb Plot Against Chicago Synagogues

Plus the crazy Russian Nets owner is Jewish after all (sorta), and more

For Purim, Israeli Foreign Minister is Popular Costume

Get your poorly kept beards ready

The Annotated Child: Halloween Hangover

The costumes are back in storage, but not for long!

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