In the mysterious and controversial ancient Hebrew text ‘Toledot Yeshu,’ a counterlife of the Nazarene ‘bastard, son of a menstruant’ that criticizes Jews as much as Christians
In middle-century Skokie, a young Jewish boy searches for a stolen Jesus to comfort his bereft Christian girlfriend
The German and Israeli tourism bureaus are marketing ‘spiritual tours’ to celebrate 50 years since the countries have had diplomatic relations
A traffic problem in the birthplace of Jesus
And why it still matters
A Jewish education helped him get over his childhood obsession with Jesus. Then he made up his own mind about what he believed.
New Bible-based storyline bound for the big screen
The Torah-observant gentiles of the Hebrew Roots movement get circumcised, lay tefillin, and grow peyos
Reza Aslan’s powerful new ‘Zealot’ paints a vivid, accessible portrait of Jesus as a Jewish nationalist
Naomi Alderman’s provocative novel The Liars’ Gospel puts Jesus back in the Jewish time and place whence he came
Backed by music exec Jeff Ayeroff, composer Hillel Tigay tries to recreate the sounds of the ancient Temple
A Yale president’s forebear was an enigmatic and pro-Christian member of the famed rabbinic dynasty
Does Passover ever begin the night before Good Friday?
Jesus vs. Grant vs. Shmuley
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach claims Jesus was a Jew who never meant to create a new religion. He tests his theory on Harvard scholar Noah Feldman.
Santorum holiday card mixes messages with New Testament quote
High priest of Jerusalem is featured, er, prominently in the Gospels
Facing my first Christmas alone in decades and volunteering at a nearby soup kitchen, I discovered an unexpected and enveloping community
Rabbi Telushkin answers your questions
Plus the Jordan River is gross, and more in the news
Basically says the Jews killed Jesus
The Jews’ Jesus, and more
Plus cartoon Jesus, Gen-Stewart, and more
Plus Jesus and ‘The Simpsons,’ and more
Exhibit reveals Nazi plans to de-Christ Christmas
On Halloween, heresy, and Hitler
Not if California ballot measure makes it on the ballot
Freedom of the press, fight or flight, and juice for Jesus
Are they trying to convert us?
No church in school, Yemenite Jews, and an Israeli Robin Hood