Technology Helps U.S. Jews Track Gaza Conflict From Afar

The latest in a long tradition of creatively supporting embattled Jews abroad

How Shamma Friedman, Winner of This Year’s Israel Prize, Revolutionized Talmud Study

Meet the American-born JTS professor who modernized an ancient pursuit

Rabbi Wolpe’s Picks: A Heschel Master Class

‘Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Call to Transcendence,’ by Shai Held

Yeshiva University Drops Convicted Sex Offender

Akiva Roth had previously taught at JTS

Convicted Sex Offender Taught For Years at JTS

Akiva Roth made headlines as recent hire at Yeshiva University

The Book Thief: How Stolen Nazi Documents Made Their Way to American Jewish Archives

Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?

The Unofficial Mourner

I thought Jewish law left no role for me to grieve when my fiancé’s brother died. Now, I finally can.

Skirting the Issue?

Why discussing women, clothing, and religion isn’t a waste of time

Congregation B’nai Kabul

Most of the time, Larry Bazer runs a shul in Massachusetts. But for the past six months, he served in the military as the only rabbi in Afghanistan.

Sundown: Bibi Scores Back Home

Plus a gay Conservative rabbi, and more

Out of the Ghetto

Long relegated to either Jewish institutions or self-contained collections, Judaica is finding a new home in mainstream museums of art

Unveiled

A collection of ketubot at New York’s Jewish Museum prompts the Jewish Theological Seminary’s chancellor to consider marriage contracts from medieval times to our own

Sundown: Eyeless in the West Bank

Plus Saban v. Stone, Amar’e’s grandma, and more

Teachable Moment

The limits of a cross-denominational partnership aimed at helping Jewish educators

Conservatives Talk About Conserving Judaism

JTS head lays out more ecumenical future

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