How Politicians and Celebrities Helped Black Americans Build a Spiritual Home in Israel
A new book chronicles the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem, who left Chicago four decades ago and never looked back
John L. Jackson, Jr.
· December 2, 2013
Scenes from the Solomon Islands
Some photos from Matthew Fishbane’s journey to find Solomon’s Temple
By the Editors · March 20, 2013
The first Passover celebrations included neither haggadah nor seder. With the passage of millennia, the two have become central elements. Herewith an interactive guide to the collage of texts that constitutes the holiday’s guidebook.
Joshua J. Friedman
· March 26, 2010
Mad as Hell
A Torah portion of cries, spies, and revolutions on the rise
· June 19, 2009
Greed is God
Or, every deity deserves its crib
· February 27, 2009