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My Teacher’s Son: A Memoir of Heresy Is Marked By a Father’s Unnerving Piety

In and out of the fold of ultra-Orthodoxy, Shulem Deen and his father Dovid both pursued honest religious feeling

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Jewish Campus Groups Address Sexual Assault

New initiatives to help victims and respond to troubling college trend

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H&M Selling ‘If Not Now, When’ T-Shirts

Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO

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Temple University Investigating Alleged Anti-Semitic Incident

Jewish student says he was punched at Students for Justice in Palestine booth

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Non-Jewish College Students Find an Unexpected Home on Campus—at Hillel

Whether they’re drawn by social programs, religious practice, or the food, non-Jews have changed the face of the organization

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Meet The Jewish NCAA

Students gather for the fourth National Hillel Basketball Tournament

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Stop Talking: Why the Cult of Dialogue Is Hurting Us

From the recent Hillel controversy to a scuffle sweeping the Israeli educational system, conversation is held as sacred. It isn’t.

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More Praise of “Censorship” at Hillel

Let’s be honest about what anti-Zionism entails

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In Praise of ‘Censorship’ at Hillel

Why we shouldn’t invite anti-Zionists to dinner

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Edgar Bronfman Dies at 84

The billionaire philanthropist built and bankrolled many Jewish causes

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Hillel Should Welcome Wider Debate on Israel—to Keep Moderate Young Jews Involved

Responding to pressure from the progressive ‘Open Hillel’ movement will engage those who want to hear a multiplicity of views

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Which Came First: Abraham and the Patriarchs or Moses and the Torah?

A Talmudic problem: Abraham lived before the law was given, so how can his actions be used to interpret the law?

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Rabbis Briefed on Syria, Bibi Quotes Hillel

Plus a Saul Goodman Breaking Bad spinoff, and more in the news

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Talking to Palestinians Who Won’t Talk Back

A rejoinder to Peter Beinart

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Leonard Bernstein, My Rabbi

How the Jewish conductor inspired a classical music-loving rabbi

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Finding a Jewish Community at College

An excerpt from a panel discussion on ‘The Campus as Crossroads’

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Are Truffles Food?

As our Talmud column returns, debates over Oral Law range from the existential to the mundane

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Sundown: Iran ‘Upgrades’ Its Centifuges

Plus Hagel apologies for his previous remarks on the Jewish lobby

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U.S. Jews Fighting Wrong Battle

As rockets rain down on Israel, an Atlanta JCC bans Peter Beinart. When did we become so narrow-minded?

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First-Century Technology

When new inventions made widespread sinning the norm, ancient rabbis adapted. The Talmud’s God approved.

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Standing on One Foot

The origin of a famous anecdote shines light on the compromises of Conservative and Reform Judaism

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Light Advice From the Rabbis

A Talmudic discussion of Hanukkah and Sabbath candles leads to a lesson in the sacred and profane

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Of Lice and Men

Study of the Talmud’s second tractate reveals how the rabbis stuck to logic and made it sacred

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Daybreak: Explosion at Jewish Center in Sweden

New poll shows economy top issue for Jewish voters, strong Obama support

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Academic Transfer

In order to understand her identity, an Irish Catholic student at the University of Virginia had to follow her passion: a major in Jewish Studies

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The Problem With OWS’ Palestine Association

Parts of the movement will likely discredit the whole

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Hillel Brings Tent Movement to U.S. Colleges

Jewish student organization to start campus dialogues about Israel

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We Hereby Claim the Sandwich For the Jews

Hillel’s invention predates that English earl by centuries!

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Judaism in 140 Characters (or Less)

If you tweet it, we won’t delete it

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Sundown: Knesset Passes Anti-Boycott Law

Plus, Obama borrows from Hillel, Mizrahi Manischewitz, and more

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