This week on Unorthodox, Lynn Harris on comedy empowering women and author Robert Wright on Buddhism
When the news became too much to bear, I tried observing an ‘internet Shabbat,’ where I could unplug one day a week. It didn’t quite work as planned.
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump prepare their move to Washington, D.C.
This week on Unorthodox, biblical scholar Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg offers a new look at Moses, and linguist and Columbia professor John McWhorter breaks down ‘safe spaces’
This week on Unorthodox, NPR Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington and the butcher committed to ethical kosher meat
This week on Unorthodox, Jewish NFL player Geoff Schwartz and etiquette expert Patricia Napier-Fitzpatrick
Trump’s daughter wrongly sourced one of the most famous quotes in rabbinic literature. She was not the first to do so.
The saga of Wendi Deng, the ex-wife of Rupert Murdoch and maybe-lover of Vladimir Putin who helped Ivanka and Jared stay together
Unexpectedly—and with great relief—Chelsea and Ivanka were not sized up together based upon their appearances. But their speeches could not have felt more different.
The prominent Modern Orthodox leader and school principal cited not waiting to get involved in ‘divisive’ politics
This week on Unorthodox: ‘Sports Illustrated’ Editor L. Jon Wertheim and Princeton professor Imani Perry, plus our very own Jewish name generator
But can baby Theodore get votes?
Jewish converts are often unfairly scrutinized and face intense pressure to obey Orthodox observances. But they should be treated with open arms, just like Ivanka Trump.
Eric Trump and Lara Yunaska wed under ‘crystal-embellished’ chuppah
Trump Hotel wins Old Post Office redevelopment bid
Plus a break for Baltimore’s Jewish paper, Yiddish flu-prevention, and more
Plus a rabbi’s odd crime, Ivanka’s wedding tchotchkes, and more
Plus Iran non-action, Bar Kochba coins, Trump-Kushner nuptials
Plus, ‘Funny’ Jews