The award-winning ‘chronicler of the often unseen but deeply felt manifestations of the subconscious of Jewish life’ will contribute a monthly column for Tablet
How schnapps, herring, and bowtie cookies became standard fare in shul—and why they’re making a comeback
Lacquer screens, silk pillows, even statues of Buddha—when it comes to decorating their homes, why do so many Jews look to Asia for inspiration?
Why discussing women, clothing, and religion isn’t a waste of time
The holiday is a favorite among scholars, but is it too abstract to become popular among all but the most engaged or observant Jews?